Corris Railway needs to raise £36,000 to have its new locomotive Falcon number 10 in steam, but not ready for traffic, on September 24.
Work is underway to remodel the track layout at Corris Railway Station and construct a new platform before train services on the Mid Wales narrow gauge line resume over Easter weekend.
A Mid Wales narrow gauge railways is appealing for donations to help it remain on track with a £300,000 project to build a new steam locomotive.
As the famous festive song says, Santa Claus is coming to town this Christmas and this year he’s arriving in Mid Wales by train!
The first episode of a new BBC Wales TV series will feature Sir Gareth and Lady Maureen Edwards at the controls of a steam engine on the narrow gauge Corris Railway in Mid Wales.
A Mid Wales steam locomotive begins its centenary year celebrations by returning to its original railway on August 28 to head a passenger train from Corris station for the first time since 1930.
Marking another landmark in the revival of Corris Railway, steam locomotive number 4, ‘Edward Thomas’, will set off from the station at 11am followed by further trips at 1pm and 3pm. Tickets must be pre-booked via www.corris.co.uk
Corris and Talyllyn Railways in Mid Wales have rescheduled their 100th Anniversary Gala events for Kerr Stuart locomotive number 4 for September.
The Corris Railway’s Gala Weekend, originally planned for May, will now be held on September 4 and 5.