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Event Llangollen Railway Spring Steam Gala, Denbighshire
Friday 3rd - Sunday 5th Narch 2017, Railway Station, Llangollen

The Spring Steam Gala is one of the biggest events in the Llangollen Railway calendar, and is a fantastic few days for steam train enthusiasts of all ages – or just about anybody with even a passing interest in vintage locomotives!

The main interest will surely be the special visiting locomotives that will be here for the weekend – the 7820 Dinmore Manor, built in Swindon in 1950 and making the trip down from its home at Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway; the GWR Small Prairie 4566, a 92 year old steam train that last visited Llangollen in 1991. It is also hoped that the resident 7822 Foxcote Manor will have completed its major restoration; if so, it will be taking the starring role at the Gala.

The Gala will see steam trains running up and down the nine-mile Llangollen Railway to Corwen, with non-stop expresses, local-stopping passenger trains, and a variety of freight trains to boot. There is also a miniature railway at Carrog, and a narrow gauge railway as well. The event makes for a great day out for people of all ages.

Image Source: CC by 3.0 by Jark91

Location

The Llangollen Steam Railway Gala is at the main station in Llangollen. There is disabled parking only at the station. 

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