Seasons Greetings, Winter Warmer Event & 2018 Running Dates

A belated very merry Christmas and happy new year to all who have supported our Group and diesel running at Llangollen in 2017.

Traction for the Winter Warmer event on 30th & 31st of December will be D5310, timetable available on the LR website. The below photo shows D5310 at Pentrefelin on 19th December being tested and fuelled ready for the event. The loco also received a much-needed coolant change to refresh the antifreeze.

2018 Running

The 2018 LR timetable will again see regular diesel running days and events as follows (more details can be found on our 2018 running dates page available via the menu bar at the top or by clicking here:

30th June & 1st of July – Classic Transport Weekend (one diesel loco each day + DMU)
4th & 5th August – 1960’s Weekend (one diesel loco each day + DMU)
29th & 30th of September – DIESEL WEEKEND (1566, D5310, 6940, DMU, 08195 & maybe more!)
30th & 31st December Winter Warmer

Running Dates:
22nd April – B Timetable – 10:00, 12:15 & 14:30. Traction – 1566.
9th June – B Timetable – 10:00, 12:15 & 14:30. Traction – 6940
17th June – B Timetable – 1566.
7th July – B Timetable – D5310 (subject to progress of repaint).
28th July – B Timetable – 6940
1st Sept – B Timetable. 1566.
22nd Sept – B Timetable. D5310

Driver experiences are also available, with D5310, 6940 and 1566 all hopefully available. Our full calendar of running dates will be confirmed on our running dates page very soon, along with the main LR website and our popular Facebook page (search for Llangollen Diesel Group and ask to join).

Thanks again to all those who have helped make 2017 a successful year of diesel running at Llangollen and us welcome 1566 back into the operational fleet. Here’s to a great 2018!

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