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5310 and 31271 make welcome returns!

GEN UPDATE: 5310 will haul Saturday 25th September’s workings, 31271 will haul trains on Sunday 26th September. All services are expected to run with the LR’s superb suburban coaches. Diesel haulage is also scheduled for 2nd, 3rd, 8th 9th, 10th … Continue reading

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September Update – LR diesel-haulage returns!

We are delighted to announce that diesel-hauled trains will be running at Llangollen in September. 5310 will work 3 trips Llangollen-Carrog on Friday 10th September. Diesel-hauled trains are also expected to operate on Friday 17th September, Saturday 25th & Sunday … Continue reading

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LDG Update on Llangollen Railway PLC Insolvency

Many will have already seen that the Llangollen Railway PLC invited its bank to appoint a receiver on Monday 1st March. This has unfortunately been on the cards for some time, with mounting losses and liabilities based around the Engineering … Continue reading

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A 26th on the 26th. Sound familiar?

With repairs to 5310 complete and light engine testing on the 18th of August so far proving successful, we are delighted to announce that our BRCW Type 2 should work her first public train service for over two years on … Continue reading

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Revised August Running

Following a review of both loadings on operating days completed and advanced bookings for those remaining, all further weekend diesel running dates are regrettably cancelled. This leaves Wednesday 19th and 26th of August as our remaining 2 days of diesel … Continue reading

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5310 running again & August services

A long overdue update from Llangollen! We hope all our supporters are safe and well following such a challenging few months. The good headline news is that services on the LR should resume on Saturday 1st August, with diesel-hauled trains … Continue reading

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Belated Seasons Greetings!

Apologies for the long delay in updating the website. Some IT issues have made this more difficult and the site did go down for a few weeks. Our Facebook page (search for Llangollen Diesel Group) is however updated regularly. We … Continue reading

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Diesel Weekend Timetable

Here is our diesel weekend timetable. Unfortunately it has not been possible to schedule the use of 08195 around the other workings without losing one of the visiting locomotive trips. A freight makes a welcome return, with around 30 spaces … Continue reading

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D7535 Diesel Weekend Visit Confirmed!

Thanks to superb support towards funding transport costs, we are delighted to confirm that D7535 WILL be visiting us for our Diesel Weekend on September 28th & 29th! Joining our two season resident 31271 and home fleet 1566, this is … Continue reading

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July Update

D7535 – Gala Visit! With 5310 now unavailable for our Diesel Weekend on 28th & 29th of September, we felt it would be a good idea to see if we could source a further visiting loco for the event. We … Continue reading

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