Category Archives: Diesel Group

D5310: Saturday 8th May

We’re pleased to confirm that the brake fault on Class 26 No D5310 has been repaired and the loco should now be working the four train diagram on Saturday 8th May. Departures from Llangollen are at 10:30, 12:00, 14:00 and 16:00. Full timetable … Continue reading

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Saturday 8th May Running Day: D5310

Class 26 No D5310 should be working our next running day on 8th May. Many thanks to those who turned out in good numbers to support her run on the 10th April. Hope you enjoyed the day – we certainly … Continue reading

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Dee Valley Thunder Returns!

We are very pleased to report that 37240 is up and running again. She was successfully started for the first time this year following extensive repairs to the radiators and cooling system. A large crack was found in one radiator … Continue reading

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D5310: Saturday 10th April

  Our first diesel running day of 2010 is next Saturday, 10th April and will see Class 26 D5310 on only her second day of public service on the railway. With four round trips on offer from a normal Day … Continue reading

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A busy weekend

We have been hard at work on 37240 this weekend, continuing with the EE Type 3’s bodywork overhaul. A section of bodyside under the radiator room floor (a notorious rot spot on 37’s) has been cut out and replaced with new steelwork. The plate was rolled to shape before fitting so … Continue reading

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D5310 brings Scottish weather to Wales!

Happy new year Folks! D5310 was due to work a  series of crew training trips today, however the adverse weather during the week led to the Group deciding not to go ahead with them. With more snow and ice forecast and a lot of snow … Continue reading

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9th/10th of January

Services at the Llangollen Railway over the weekend of the 9th and 10th of January have been cancelled due to weather conditions. Please keep an eye on the Llangollen Railway website for the latest news.

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Merry Christmas!

The LDG would like to wish all our supporters a very merry Christmas and look forward to seeing you at our running days and events in 2010!

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37240 Radiator Lift

The radiators were removed from 37240 last Sunday in order to repair the corrosion damage that is causing the loco to lose water. In order to remove a 37’s radiators,  the roof section containing the radiator fan must first be removed. The bolts on the roof section came out OK, but … Continue reading

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46010 Departs Llangollen

A chapter in the history of the Llangollen Diesel Group came to a close today when 46010 left the railway for the GCRN on an Allelys low loader. Many thanks to Peter Cheshire for the excellent photos.  First we see … Continue reading

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