Llangollen and Corwen Railway

Introduction

This line is now the preserved Llangollen Railway.






Dates

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


BR Standard Class 4 80072 departing Llangollen with the 13:15 train to Corwen - almost a 50s view! ...
Norman Glen 09/06/2019
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
BR Standard Class 4 80072 taking on water at Llangollen prior to forming the 13:15 train to Corwen. ...
Norman Glen 09/06/2019
Detailed view from above BR Standard Class 4MT 2-6-4T 80072, just arrived at Llangollen in June 2019. ...
Norman Glen 09/06/2019





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
The 2015 Steam, Steel and Stars Gala brought a number of visiting locomotives to the Llangollen line. One of these was Bulleid West Country ...
Mark Bartlett 15/03/2015

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