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  • Visit Wales VAQAS

Railway Event, Sat 15 - Sun 16 Jun 2019

Llanuwchlyn Station,
LL23 7DD


The June steam gala is our biggest railway event of the year; we’ll be running an intensive passenger service with all members of the home steam fleet in operation (subject to availability) plus guest locomotives. Many passenger services will be double headed and a few triple headed.

In addition to the passenger services, we’ll be running demonstration freight trains composed of former slate quarry wagons taken from our extensive collection. Most freight services will run between Llanuwchllyn and Llangower only. At Llangower visitors will be able to witness a special shunting manoeuvre that allows the passenger trains to pass while the freight train is at the station.

There will be other attractions on site including miniature and model live steam locos.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Gift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groups

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Sat 15 - Sun 16 Jun 2019


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Llanuwchlyn Station,
LL23 7DD

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Map reference: SH 882299  Lat: 52.85494 Long: -3.66180

Off the A494 at Llanuwchllyn.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 23 miles from Barmouth station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
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