Llangollen and Corwen Railway

Introduction

This line is now part of the re-opened and preserved Llangollen Railway This has re-opened between Llangollen and a new station at Corwen.






Dates

06/08/1860Llangollen and Corwen Railway
Line incorporated.
  /10/1863Llangollen and Corwen Railway
Berwyn Tunnel under construction.
08/05/1865Llangollen and Corwen Railway
Line opened.
08/05/1865Vale of Llangollen Railway
Llangollen [1st] closed on replacement with a new station on the Llangollen and Corwen Railway.
02/11/1964Llangollen and Corwen RailwayCorwen and Bala Railway
Closed to regular freight from Bala Junction to Llangollen Goods Junction (excluded).
12/12/1964Vale of Llangollen RailwayLlangollen and Corwen RailwayCorwen and Bala RailwayBala and Dolgelly RailwayAberystwyth and Welch Coast Railway
Closed to all freight, GPO mails contract expired.
16/01/1965Vale of Llangollen RailwayLlangollen and Corwen RailwayCorwen and Bala RailwayBala and Dolgelly RailwayAberystwyth and Welch Coast Railway
Last day of passenger service from Ruabon (excluded) to Morfa Mawddach (excluded).
18/01/1965Vale of Llangollen RailwayLlangollen and Corwen RailwayCorwen and Bala RailwayBala and Dolgelly RailwayAberystwyth and Welch Coast Railway
Closed to passengers from Ruabon (excluded) to Morfa Mawddach (excluded).
  /  /1968Llangollen and Corwen Railway
Closed to goods.
01/04/1968Vale of Llangollen RailwayLlangollen and Corwen Railway
Llangollen Goods Junction to Ruabon (excluded) closed.
  /  /1975Llangollen and Corwen Railway
A base is established Llangollen with the intention of preserving a standard gauge line in North Wales.
  /09/1975Llangollen and Corwen Railway
Open day to launch the re-opening of the line as the Llangollen Railway. Line has 60 feet of track.

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

This terminus was east of the present station, the terminus of the line from Ruabon. It was located east of Castle Street. the station was replaced in 1865 upon extension of the line west through the new Llangollen station to Corwen [1st] .
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Ex-GWR 5101 class No. 5199 waiting to depart from Llangollen station for Dwyrain Corwen East with a UK Railtours' chartered train, on 21st March 2015. ...
David Bosher 21/03/2015
The picturesque setting of Llangollen station, so close to the river Dee if it was any nearer it would be in it, on 21st March 2015. The station ...
David Bosher 21/03/2015
Former GWR 5100 Class 2-6-2T engine no.5199 backs onto a train at Llangollen on 20 September 2019. ...
John McIntyre 20/09/2019
BR Standard Class 4 80072 running around its train at Llangollen, to form the 13:15 departure to Corwen on 9th June 2019. ...
Norman Glen 09/06/2019

This goods station was located west of Llangollen station.
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Derby Works 1944 built Stanier Black 5 4806 at Carrog Station in August 1997, getting ready to depart for Llangollen. The locomotive carries its ...
David Pesterfield 06/08/1997
Former GWR 4-4-0 no 3440 City of Truro stands in the sunshine at Carrog in April 2009. ...
Craig McEvoy 19/04/2009
Ex-LNER B1 4-6-0 no 1306 Mayflower at Carrog on the Llangollen Railway on 19 April 2009. ...
Craig McEvoy 19/04/2009
78019 photographed at Carrog on the Llangollen Railway on 12 September 2009 ...
Craig McEvoy 12/09/2009

The Corwen extension on the Llangollen Railway seen at its mid point railhead at Bonwm on 4 November 2013. View is west towards Corwen, with the ...
David Pesterfield 04/11/2013
Llangollen Railway Corwen extension mid point railhead at Bonwm on 4 November. Tracklaying is now completed from Carrog, although still to be ...
David Pesterfield 04/11/2013