Llangollen Railway Autumn Diesel Day, Saturday September 24th

The Llangollen Railway are holding their last diesel running day of the year this coming Saturday. An intensive timetable will be run, featuring Class 26 D5310, Class 31 5580, Class 37 6940, Class 47 D1566, a Class 108 DMU and ex-ICI 350hp EE shunter “Davy” on a brakevan shuttle at Llangollen (subject to repairing a vacuum brake fault). This will be the first time that 4 mainline diesel locos have worked together at Llangollen since Spring 2008.

A timetable can be downloaded here: Llangollen Railway Diesel Day 24th September 2011 and further details are available from the Llangollen Diesel Group’s website.

The timetable includes a 3 trip evening Beerex service between Llangollen and Glyndyfrdwy, hauled by 6940. A licensed on-train buffet will be available and a discounted fare is available for those who just want to sample the 3 evening trips of £10 (cash only, payable on the train). Full day rovers are available at £16 for adults, child £9, Senior £13 and Family £40.

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Posted September 20, 2011 by tezpickthall in PD News 2011, Preserved Diesels News