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6940 Haulage for June 14th

We are delighted to announce that 6940 is confirmed as fit for traffic following a successful solo test run last night. We now plan to use 6940 on the next scheduled running day on Sunday the 14th June. This is a brilliant result of … Continue reading

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6940 Back in Business

It’s been quite a week for the Group, culminating in a very successful first running day of 2015 on March 28th. As well as another flawless performance from D5310, 6940 made a welcome return to traffic after bogie repairs, hauling her first train for 18 months … Continue reading

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Spring Preparations

A working day was held on Saturday 21st February in readiness for our first timetabled running day of the year on Saturday 28th March. This will see D5310 in use alongside a DMU. Bogie repairs have been completed on 6940 … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

A very happy new year to all our supporters and a big thank you to all those who supported an excellent Winter Warmer Gala – the turn out was very impressive despite the cold and, at times, wet weather. D5310 performed … Continue reading

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Seasons Greetings & Winter Warmer Gala

The LDG would like to wish all our supporters a very merry Christmas and look forward to seeing you again in 2015 – our Running Dates page is now updated with everything going on next year. Here’s our own little … Continue reading

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November Working Day

A most productive working day was completed on Saturday 29th of November, with 5 Group members turning out. A warm welcome to recent recruits Chris and Ian too, who enjoyed a change from the signal box and Corwen extension! Stripping … Continue reading

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Looking back and ahead

A big thank you to everyone who has supported the LDG this year, especially those who have travelled to North Wales to sample D5310 on her numerous running days. All have run smoothly and met advertised commitments, with just one or two … Continue reading

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03162 – CANCELLATION

Regrettably we have to announce that 03162 will not now be running at our Autumn Diesel Day later this month due to operational reasons. Apologies for this extremely disappointing news and for any inconvenience caused.

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August News – Along Western Lines & 60’s Weekend

WATCH THIS SPACE FOR NEWS ABOUT OUR 27TH SEPTEMBER DIESEL DAY. ALONGSIDE D5310 AND A DMU WE HOPE TO BE ABLE TO OFFER A RARE ADDITIONAL ATTRACTION! Along Western Lines D5310 will continue her most intensive year of operation yet at the LR, seeing 3 days … Continue reading

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60’s Weekend

D5310 will be working the 09:25, 12;00 and 14:30 trains from Llangollen on both days (Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th July) of 1960’s Weekend, alongside 80072, 3802 and 2 DMUs. Full TT available at: http://www.llangollen-railway.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/1960s-Weekend-Public-Timetable-2014-jpeg.jpg. D5310 will also work two evening trains on Saturday … Continue reading

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