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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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Summer Running Day Traction Allocation

Traction diagrams for D5310 & 6940 in June & July are as follows: 6940 Saturday 17th June, B timetable. Classic Transport Weekend, 1st & 2nd July –  Timetable TBC but usually a Llan-Glyn shuttle service, where there is a large classic car … Continue reading

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Saturday 10th June Running Day – D5310 & Paint Progressing on 47

Class 26 D5310 will handle our Saturday June 10th running day, working the 10 12:15 and 14:30 trains from Llangollen. This is a B timetable. The Type 2 recently worked a successful 3 trip driver experience day on May 20th and all appeared … Continue reading

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May 7th Running Day & 1566 Undercover

A big thank you to everyone who supported our running day on Sunday May 7th. We had wonderful weather, a good turn out of passengers and 6940 was on fine form as this linked video 2017-05-07 15.52.1 along with Carl … Continue reading

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6940 for Sunday 7th May

6940 will work our first timetabled running day of the year on Sunday 7th May. The 37 will work the 10:40, 1pm and 15:10 trains from Llangollen and work through to Corwen. Photo by Mark Riley in June 2015. Let’s … Continue reading

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No April fool – 1566 is back!

We are very pleased to report that 1566 made a successful test run to Corwen and back on Tuesday 11th April, breaking new ground for the class in the process. 6940 came along too as insurance and for a post-winter … Continue reading

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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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