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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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Western Changeover Gala & 22nd April Running Day

The timetable for the upcoming mixed-traffic gala is below. 6940 will work the D1 diagram and 1566 D2 on all 3 days.
 Both locos work a freight trip between Goods Junction and Carrog each day. Traction for our 22nd April … Continue reading

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Seasons Greetings, Winter Warmer Event & 2018 Running Dates

A belated very merry Christmas and happy new year to all who have supported our Group and diesel running at Llangollen in 2017. Traction for the Winter Warmer event on 30th & 31st of December will be D5310, timetable available on … Continue reading

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A successful Diesel Weekend and a big thank you!

A massive thanks to everyone who supported our Diesel Weekend. We were so pleased to see so many visitors give there were large events on elsewhere. Thanks also go to the staff and volunteers who were involved in making it … Continue reading

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DIESEL WEEKEND TIMETABLE

Here is the timetable for this weekend’s event.  Sorry it’s so late, we’ve had some challenges around crew availability that threw us a very tightly curved ball at the end of last week. Not an easy job!   The DMU … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER RUNNING DAY & DIESEL WEEKEND!

With a busy July of running now complete, it’s time to start looking forward to our season finale in September. We will have a B timetable running day on Saturday 9th of September, traction will be D5310. It’s then all hands … Continue reading

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1960’s Weekend – Two Locos Out

Thanks to all who came along for a ride-out at our 8th (and currently final in its current guise with Diesel Group members as organisers) 1960’s Weekend. Due to a shortage of steam locos, we ended up with a request for … Continue reading

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1566 – a Vision in Blue & 6940 – Classic Transport Weekend

We are delighted to announce that 1566’s paintwork is complete, including numbers and logos. She moved out of Llangollen shed under her own power on Friday 16th June and is seen here at Pentrefelin for her first outdoor photo in … Continue reading

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