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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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Classic Transport Weekend

D5310 will be working the 09:25, 12;00 and 14:30 trains from Llangollen on both days (Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th July) of Classic Transport Weekend, alongside 80072, 3802 and 2 DMUs. FREE vintage bus rides are on offer, along with the superb classic car rally at … Continue reading

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D5310 – 14th June

D5310 will be out and about again on Saturday 14th June, working a 3 trip C timetable diagram alongside a steam-hauled service. The 26 will cover the 09:55, 12:00 and 14:40 services from Llangollen. D5310 is seen below at Glyndyfrdwy during her … Continue reading

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D5310 – 25 & 26th May

Owing to continued unavailability of steam locomotives at Llangollen, D5310 will work over the bank holiday weekend, covering the 09:50, 12:10 and 14:40 departures from Llangollen on both Sunday 25th and Monday 26th of May. Thanks to George Jones for … Continue reading

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D5310 – Sunday 18th May

Due to the failure of BR standard class 4 tank 80072, D5310 will be working tomorrow’s steam diagram at Llangollen, working the 10:50, 13:00 and 15:10 departures from Llan – full timetable on LR website. Subject to final confirmation and … Continue reading

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D5310 – Saturday 3rd May Running Day

This Saturday, 3rd May sees D5310 out and about in the Dee Valley working 3 trips, departing Llangollen at 09:50, 12:10 and 14:40. A full timetable is available on the LR website. Our ‘Welsh Scotsman’ has now been at the railway for nearly … Continue reading

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Spring Diesel Day

A big thank you to everyone who supported our Spring Diesel Day yesterday, either as a volunteer or passenger. The weather wasn’t great, with a cold breeze, rain, sleet and snow showers, but it was a lot better than this … Continue reading

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