Llangollen Railway

Llangollen Railway

Llangollen Railway

Llangollen Railway operates between Llangollen and Corwen in North Wales, a distance of 10 miles. It is a remnant of the line that ran from Ruabon to Barmouth.

Llangollen Station

Llangollen Station

The station occupies a picturesque location alongside the River Dee.

Llangollen Station

Llangollen Station

The station is well preserved with extremely long platforms.

Llangollen Station

Llangollen Station

Close to the station is the Llangollen Canal which provides horse drawn narrow boat trips from Llangollen Wharf.

Llangollen

Llangollen

Llangollen Station

Llangollen Station

View of the line out towards Corwen.

Autotrain at Llangollen

Autotrain at Llangollen

Autotrain awaiting departure from Llangollen with the River Dee in angry mode.

Autotrain at Llangollen October 2017

Autotrain at Llangollen October 2017

Classic view of an autotrain at Llangollen headed by GWR pannier tank 6430

Platform 2 Llangollen

Platform 2 Llangollen

A view of the extremely long platform 2 at Llangollen Station

Prairie at Llangollen October 2017

Prairie at Llangollen October 2017

Prairie 5199 hauls a train of empty stock into platform 2 at Llangollen.

Prairie 5199 at Llangollen,

Prairie 5199 at Llangollen,

Prairie 5199 being uncoupled at Llangollen before running round the train to take it to Corwen.

Berwyn

Berwyn

Probably the most attractive building on the railway is the station building at Berwyn, one of the intermediary stations.

Berwyn

Berwyn

Berwyn

Berwyn

Foxcote Manor at Berwyn

Foxcote Manor at Berwyn

Carrog

Carrog

Class 4 2-6-0 76079 at Carrog.

Carrog

Carrog

Carrog October 2017

Carrog October 2017

Train awaiting departure to Corwen.

Sir Keith Park

Sir Keith Park

Battle of Britain Class, 34053, Sir Keith Park pulling away from Carrog with a train heading to Corwen.

2807 at Carrog

2807 at Carrog

This train is headed by Battle of Britain Class Sir Keith Park which, although only pulling 6 carriages, could not cope with the gradient at Berwyn and had to be banked, somewhat ignominiously by ex-GWR 2807.

Carrog

Carrog

Platform 2 at Carrog

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