Llanfair Caereinion

  • Zillertal makes its UK debut at W&LLR gala

    Zillertal makes its UK debut at W&LLR gala

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    ‘U’ CLASS 0-6-2T No. 2 Zillertal, from Austria’s Zillertalbahn line, made its debut in Mid-Wales as the star of the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway’s (WLLR) August 30-September 1 steam gala. Newly overhauled in Austria, Zillertal arrived at Llanfair on August 13. A detailed boiler examination to satisfy the WLLR’s boiler inspectors was required, necessitating a…

  • Austrian Zillertalbahn engine to visit Welshpool for 2 years!

    Austrian Zillertalbahn engine to visit Welshpool for 2 years!

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    The Zillertalbahn’s U-class 0-6-2T No. 2 Zillertal is expected to star in the mid Wales 2ft 6in gauge line’s August 30-September 1 steam gala

  • Welshpool given £95K grant for enhanced visitor facilities

    Welshpool given £95K grant for enhanced visitor facilities

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    WHEN the first trains ran on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway on April 4, 1903, motor cars were still a rarity – now an £89,000 Welsh Government grant for a series of improvements to the line will include the provision of charging points for electric vehicles, which are seen by some as the future…

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