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Railway Event, from 9 Jun 2018

Welshpool & Llanfair Railway

Welshpool & Llanfair Railway


Travel on replicas of our original 1903 Great Western liveried bogie carriages, with goods wagons and brake van attached, and watch the shunting at each end of the trip. Each weekend will feature additional historical activities, including demonstration freight movements, trans-shipment, heritage steam-powered road vehicles, agricultural displays.

The 'Vintage Trains' depart Llanfair Caereinion at 11:10 and 14:45, or from Welshpool at 13:05 and 16:20 (no return train available from Llanfair Caereinion).

Our other departures on the day will be hauled by one of our other steam locomotives, with passenger accommodation in our regular Austrian and Hungarian carriages.

Facilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshments

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 9 - Sun 10 Jun 2018
Sat 7 - Sun 8 Jul 2018
The 'Vintage Trains' depart Llanfair Caereinion at 11:05 and 14:35, or from Welshpool at 13:05 and 16:15 (no return train available from Llanfair Caereinion).


Normal fares apply.

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 31 Mar - Mon 2 Apr Easter Bunny
Sat 9 - Sun 10 Jun Vintage Weekends
Sat 16 Jun Welsh Tea on the Train
Sat 23 - Sun 24 Jun Welshpool Transport Festival
Sat 7 - Sun 8 Jul Vintage Weekends
Sat 14 - Sun 15 Jul Welsh Tea on the Train



01938 810441


The Station,
Llanfair Caereinion,
SY21 0SF



Plan route to Welshpool and Llanfair Railway using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SJ 105067  Lat: 52.65061 Long: -3.32438

By Rail - The Welshpool Raven Square Station is approx. 1 mile from the mainline (Shrewsbury - Machynlleth - Aberystwyth) station. Passengers arriving by rail should head towards the center of town and continue straight ahead at the crossroads. Beyond here the road begins to climb before dropping back down to the roundabout at Raven Square.

By Road - Both the main stations are located adjacent to the A458 main road. Welshpool Raven Square station (Postcode is SY21 7LT) is at the west end of the town (follow the brown signs or A458 Machynlleth / Dolgellau).

Llanfair Caereinion station (Postcode SY21 0SF) is at the east end of the town. Coming in from the east (Welshpool end) on the A45, the station is first on the left immediately after the 30mph speed restriction starts. From the west continue on the A458 and follow the brown signs.

There is plenty of free parking at both Welshpool and Llanfair Caereinion stations. Please note that there are no car parks at the intermediate stations.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Welshpool station


  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments