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Bala Lake Railway

The line runs close to Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake) from Llanuwchllyn village to within half-mile of Bala centre giving a nine mile return journey. All trains are normally steam hauled. Signals at Llanuwchllyn are worked by our 1894 built signal box.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access


The Station Llanuwchllyn Gwynedd LL23 7DD

  • 01678 540 666
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Open days

Sat-Sun & BHol, Tue-Thu 11-24 Feb, 17 Apr-28 Jun, 15-30 Sep. 3, 25 Mar. Daily 27 Mar-15 Apr, 30 Jun-13 Sep (Not 7 Sep). Other dates to 3 Nov.


By Bus: X94

By Rail: Barmouth or Wrexham / 23.00 miles


Sat 26th - Mon 28th May 2018: Model Railway Show

Ysgol Y Berwyn Secondary School (A4212), Bala, Cardiganshire/Ceredigion, LL23 7RU.
Tel: 01678 540 666.

Models / Railways

Sun 27th - Mon 28th May 2018: Festival of Transport

The Festival will feature a selection of vintage and classic tractors, motorbikes, cars, rally cars, stationary engines, classic Landrovers, fairground,…

Classic Cars / Commercial Vehicles / Fairground / Military / Models / Motorbikes / Railways / Stationary Engines / Tractors

Sat 16th - Mon 18th Jun 2018: Steam Gala

The annual gala has moved to tie in with an event on the Ffestiniog Railway. The theme this year will be the Penrhyn Quarry, with visiting engines, a busy…


Sat 27th - Wed 31st Oct 2018: Halloween Trains

Be Prepared to be Scared!!! Trains will depart from Llanuwchllyn at 5pm and 6pm, please note that it is not possible to board these trains at any other…

Halloween / Railways

Sat 8th - Sun 9th Dec 2018: Santa’s Annual Visit

Visit website for more information and booking. Trains will be hauled by two of our steam locomotives, suitably decorated. All trains will depart from…

Railways / Santa

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