Frequently Asked Questions

Any further questions please call 01938 810441

All passengers have to book through our website / booking system. We recommend booking as far in advance as possible, to secure your desired train time and date, though remaining tickets will be available on our website up to the time of the train’s departure.

Ticket prices vary, and can be found on the relevant trip page. They start from £12 for adults on a one hour journey.

Tickets do not need to be printed. They can simply be shown from a mobile phone or ticket name / reference quoted.

Our train services run on a number of days, and these can be found on our online website calendar.

Times of train services vary, and these can be found on our online website calendar.

Your visit will consist of an eight or sixteen mile round trip from Llanfair Caereinion railway station on a train hauled by a vintage steam locomotive (or on rare occasions by a historic diesel), at least 118 years of age, in railway carriages from around Europe. You will arrive at our Llanfair Caereinion station, be shown to the train, enjoy your 60 or 120 minute round trip and conclude with time to visit our shop and / or our refreshment facilities.

Yes, you will see the historic steam engine pulling your train at several times during your visit.

All our services start and end so far announced in 2021 at Llanfair Caereinion, postcode SY21 0SF

Welshpool station is currently closed for boarding, though can still be enjoyed by passengers starting and ending at Llanfair Caereinion. This is due to social distancing planning and requirements.

We have put a significant number of COVID protection measures in place. These include: reduced numbers on trains, the requirement to wear face coverings during visits, hand sanitisation points, train cleaning between each departure and training of our team.

Yes – please ensure they have a ticket!

All you need to enjoy a visit is a face covering and a smile underneath it! You may also wish to bring a camera or smartphone to capture your experience in images and video for social media.

Member free travel is currently offered on a limited number of services, and must be booked by calling 01938 810441 where our office team will be able to help you with dates and times.

Yes. We are proud to be a leader in visitor attraction accessibility. Please book as normal, and email us on info@wllr.org.uk to let us know that you or a family member have additional needs.

You park in our free, large car park at Llanfair Caereinion station. The postcode of the station is SY21 0SF.

A range of hot and cold drinks and snacks will be available at Llanfair Caereinion station. We are strongly encouraging contactless payment.

Yes. A face covering must be worn during your visit.

Yes, our shop will be open. We are strongly encouraging contactless payment

Welshpool railway quality assured

THE STATION, LLANFAIR CAEREINION, WELSHPOOL, POWYS, SY21 0SF

REGISTERED COMPANY NO 646238 (WALES)

REGISTERED CHARITY: NO 1000378

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01938 810441

Welshpool railway quality assured

THE STATION, LLANFAIR CAEREINION, WELSHPOOL, POWYS, SY21 0SF

REGISTERED COMPANY NO 646238 (WALES)

REGISITED CHARITY: NO 1000378