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1566 – Another Successful Test Run

After having to unfortunately cancel 1566’s loaded test run due to the discovery of more water leaks from several places on both A & B bank cooler groups, our Chairman Mark Smales has worked very hard to repair them. 3 elements … Continue reading

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Spring Update

The Group have enjoyed a busy and positive start to 2017, with D5310 seeing regular use and 1566 nearly ready for a “mainline” test run. 6940 will soon be de-winterised as we look forward to our main operating season starting on Sunday … Continue reading

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Happy New Year Indeed!

We are very pleased to report that D5310 ran well at the Winter Warmer gala. She ran with the Class 104 (a fellow BRCW product)/127 DMU, 7822 and 80072, the latter making for another superb recreation of a Waverley route working with the … Continue reading

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Seasons Greetings & Happy New Year!

Apologies for the lack of updates to the site since the summer. Our Facebook page has been updated regularly, but our website has been somewhat neglected. A new year’s resolution is to keep it more regularly updated in 2017! There … Continue reading

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1960’s Weekend & D5310’s Summer Holiday

Thanks to everyone who supported our 1960’s Weekend, which was another very successful event with takings up on last year. Both D5310 and 6940 performed well and the 37is seen ready to depart from Glyndyfrdwy on Sunday 24th July. There … Continue reading

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1960’s Weekend – 23rd & 24th of July

Our 7th 1960’s Weekend will be held on 23rd and 24th of July. D5310 will be out on the Saturday, working the 09:00, 11:15 & 15:10. 6940 will be out on the Sunday, working the 09:00, 12:23 & 16:00. Trains … Continue reading

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Classic Transport Weekend

Traction for the upcoming Classic Transport Weekend should be D5310 on Saturday 2nd and 6940 on Sunday 3rd of July. The diesel diagram for both days is a Llangollen-Glyndyfrdwy shuttle departing Llangollen at 10:15, 12:30 & 14:45 (with two steam … Continue reading

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6940 for Sunday 5th June Running Day

6940 will handle our 3 trip running day this weekend, working the 10:00, 12:15 and 14:30 trains from Llangollen. The 37 is seen below on at Glyndyfrdwy on Saturday 21st May with a driver experience working, which went very well. More … Continue reading

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Battery Appeal & Successful Working Weekend

We are pleased to announce the launch of our Sponsor a Cell Appeal. Batteries have now been ordered for D5310, 6940 & 1566, bringing the prospect of seeing 3 working locomotives at Llangollen next year a big step closer. This … Continue reading

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D5310 to Visit Spa Valley Railway & Headcode Blinds in 1566

We are very pleased to announce that D5310 is off on a summer holiday to the Spa Valley Railway to take part in their summer diesel gala on 4th to 7th of August. The Type 2 will head for Kent straight after … Continue reading

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