Monthly Archives: July 2011

A Blue and Grey Day

Rapid progress has been made by a small team working on 16071 and the coach is now looking resplendent in blue and grey livery. Out of interest this was the first Mk1 coach to arrive at the Railway in preservation … Continue reading

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A ‘slight return’ to the 60′s…..

Work underway by Iain Ross and Co on preparing some of this weekend’s attractions: CK No 16071 following completion of bodywork repairs and in undercoat awaiting application of the special BR blue and grey paintbrush. Squint and it looks like … Continue reading

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D1566 – Back in Business

Class 47 D1566′s test run was successful today, the loco working the 16:00 ex Llangollen to Carrog without any problems.The Group are delighted to have a third loco in traffic for the first time in over three years. With A1A’s … Continue reading

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D1566 passes FTR Exam!

The remaining fault with the brakes on D1566 has been resolved this morning and the loco is now ready for a loaded test run. The Type 4 will joining 6940 on the last trip of today’s running day, the 16:00 … Continue reading

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60′s Weekend Timetables Now Available!

We are pleased to announce that timetables for our 1960′s weekend are now available to download here: Saturday: Llangollen Railway 1960′s Weekend Timetable Saturday 30th July 2011 Sunday: Llangollen Railway 1960′s Weekend Timetable Sunday 31st July 2011 More information about … Continue reading

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All hands to the Sulzer pump for 60′s Weekend!

Updated details on our 30th and 31st July 1960′s weekend can be found here. We’re delighted to announce that Class 47 D1566 successfully took power and moved around the yard at Llangollen yesterday – a great result for all who … Continue reading

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Project XP64!

The repainting of a Mk1 CK No 16071, into blue and grey livery for 1960′s weekend began last weekend. The photos below, kindly provided by Gary Roberts, show Iain Ross and the team at work with the primer, filler and … Continue reading

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