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6940 Sale Concluded

We can confirm that 6940 has now been sold to Neil Boden at Boden Rail Engineering Limited and is leaving Llangollen today, December 17th 2018. It will be very sad to see her leave us, but the loco has a very … Continue reading

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LDG News Following AGM

The Llangollen Diesel Group held our Annual General Meeting on Sunday November 25th. 6940 Offered for Sale Following a comprehensive review of our operations and resources carried out ahead of our AGM, the difficult decision was made to reduce our fleet … Continue reading

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Diesel Weekend – Thank you!

Thanks to everyone who supported our Diesel Weekend. The event was a success, with 33102 performing superbly and all timetabled trains running although with propelling moves on Saturday due to 6940 failing with vacuum problems. Our CME Mark Smales worked … Continue reading

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33102 Debut & Diesel Weekend Update

1566 is now sorted and strumming on 12 cylinders. Many thanks to Tim Hines and the ex-BR Crewe fitters he works with, who came and had a look over her with us on Saturday. They pointed out that the tiny copper washers you need on … Continue reading

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33102 Safely Arrived & 1566 Update

33102 has safely arrived for her Welsh holiday at the Llangollen Railway and is seen at Berwyn on Tuesday evening during a successful light engine test and crew training run. A shame the weather was pants – a “warm” welcome … Continue reading

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September Diesel Weekend featuring 33102

We are delighted to announce the visit of Class 33/1 33102 to the Llangollen Railway for our Diesel Weekend on 29th & 30th of September. The North Staffordshire Railway Company’s BRCW Type 3 has been based at the Churnet Valley … Continue reading

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August Update

Thanks to all those who came along to support 6940 running over the 60’s weekend. Another 150 miles or so in the bag with the old girl soldiering on. One trip was completed to Friday 6th to support a wedding … Continue reading

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Classic Transport Weekend

Classic Transport Weekend on 30th June and 1st July will see 6940 working 3 return trips on both days – 10, 12:15 and 14:30 ex-Llan trains. Over 100 vintage cars, buses and lorries on display at Glyndyfrdwy, with free bus rides. … Continue reading

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Sunday 17th June – D5310

This Sunday’s running day will be handled by D5310 in place of 1566, which has unfortunately been declared unfit for traffic due to injector problems and the development of new water leaks on the power unit. D5310 should then (finally!) … Continue reading

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Spring Update – 6940 for June 9th

Sorry it’s continued to be a bit quiet on here of late. A big thanks to those who came along to support our running at the Western Changeover Gala last month. The event proved a challenge for us, with both 6940 … Continue reading

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