Full steam ahead for Easter holiday cottage visitors to North Wales, Mid Wales and West Wales
Published: Sunday 7th Mar 2010
Written by: Llion Pughe
Steam railways throughout Wales will be open and running trains for visitors staying in Best of Wales holiday cottages during the Easter Holidays – and some will be operational earlier in March.
For visitors to Snowdonia, Lleyn Peninsula and Coast region of North Wales, the Ffestiniog Railway will be running services on Wednesdays and Thursdays up to 25 March and then every day from the 27th. The Snowdon Mountain Railway starts its season on 19 March, the recently restored Welsh Highland Railways starts on the 27th and the Llanberis Lake Railway runs on three or four days a week from 9 March and then every day from Sunday 28th.
For visitors to the Dolgellau , Aberdyfi and Tywyn and Machynlleth areas, the Talyllyn Railway will be running two trains a day on some days until 27 March and then three or four during the holidays. The Corris Railway will have steam up from 1 to 4 April and the Bala Lake Railway will also be running from 1 April which runs from the SW end of the lake at Llanuwchllyn.
Mid Wales visitors to the Welshpool area have a services on the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway from Thursday 1 April. The Vale of Rheidol starts Easter services on the same day out of Aberystwyth.