Autumn Steam Gala – Friday 13th – Sunday 15th October 2017

13th Oct 2017 - 10:00

Autumn Steam Gala – Friday 13th – Sunday 15th October 2017

Autumn Steam Gala – Friday 13th to Sunday 15th October 2017

The Llangollen Railway’s ‘Along South Western Lines’ Gala will be taking place over three days from Friday 13th to Sunday 15th October.

Featuring an intensive timetable, visiting locomotives and special attractions along the line, our Autumn Steam Gala has something for all railway enthusiasts and families alike.

With 2017 marking the 50th anniversary since the end of Steam on the Southern Region, this year’s event includes historic steam locomotives from the old Southern Railway as well as the Great Western Railway.

Visiting locomotives:

No. 34053 “Sir Keith Park” – Southern Railways ‘Battle of Britain’

With thanks to Southern Locomotives Ltd and the Severn Valley Railway

No.2807 – Great Western Railway ‘Heavy Freight 2800 Class’

With thanks to Cotswold Steam Preservation Ltd

Home Fleet locomotives:

A selection of our home fleet will be chosen to participate in delivering an intensive service for the Gala. More Home Fleet details will be released closer to the event.


The main highlights of the gala are due to include:

  • Intensive timetable over all three days.
  • Autotrains with GWR Pannier No.6430
  • Demonstration parcel loading at Berwyn.

Local Car Park Postcodes:

  • Llangollen – Market Street LL20 8RB, Mill Street LL20 8SB, Pavilion LL20 8SW
  • Berwyn – Llantysilio Green LL20 8BT
  • Carrog – Station LL21 9BD
  • Corwen – Green Lane LL21 0DN


Full details will be added closer to the event. Take advantage of our special discounted rates by booking in advance today!



Main Photograph by Courtesy of Southern Locomotives Ltd