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Steam Gala details announced by light railway

 
Created on 13/08/2019 @ 18:18
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The Llanfair Line’s annual Steam Gala promises to be something special after organisers revealed a fantastic line-up of attractions and events.

The annual extravaganza will take place on August 30, 31 and September 1 with activities at both Welshpool and Llanfair Caereinion stations.

Special features include:
·      Steam-hauled train service with 'Countess' and 'Joan', plus heritage diesels on short-turn services

·      Classic Bus from car park by the Tourist Information Centre to both Welshpool Raven Square and Llanfair Caereinion stations (Saturday only)

At Welshpool:
·      The W&L Track Gang display, including the Wasp and visiting pump trolley from Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway
·      'Monarch' and 'Dougal' on display
·      Model Railway Exhibition
·      Ride on miniature railway
·      Trade Stands
·      Mid Wales Classic Car Club – Sunday only

At Llanfair Caereinion:
·      Workshop guided tours to view restoration of Locomotive No.699.01 ‘Sir Drefaldwyn’ and commissioning work on visiting U-Class locomotive ‘Zillertal’ on hire from the Zillertalbahn in Austria

·      Display by Friends of the Sierra Leone National Railway Museum
·      Llanfair Connections – New ‘Pop up Museum’, Model Engineering, 16mm Steam Model Railway and the ‘Welshpool Cattle Dock Timeline’
·      Visiting vintage vehicles and traction engines
·      Trade Stands
·      Saturday night photography
·      Real Ale Bar on Friday Evening, Saturday and Sunday
·      Saturday evening Burger Van from 6.30pm
·      Musical entertainment on Saturday

For more details, visit www.wllr.org.uk

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