Railway hosts visit from local schools

VOLUNTEERS at the Llanelli & Mynydd Mawr Railway at Cynheidre welcome a group of 37 Children and their teachers from local schools Gwynfryn CP, Pontyates and Ysgol Gynradd Ponthenri for a visit on the very wet morning of Monday 24th February. After a short introductory talk by railway volunteer Martin Continue Reading

Train lines between Llanelli and Carmarthen blocked as person hit by train

UPDATE: Emergency services have dealt with the incident allowing the lines to be open between Llanelli and Carmarthen. A normal service is expected to resume by 9pm this evening. ALL train lines have been blocked for services between Carmarthen and Llanelli due to a person being hit by a train. Continue Reading

Special events on track to celebrate scenic railway line’s 150th birthday

A series of special events is being organised this year to celebrate the 150th anniversary of The Heart of Wales Line, one of the most scenic railways in the country. The railway stretches 120 miles from the Shropshire’s county town of Shrewsbury to the coastal city of Swansea on the Continue Reading

Llanelli Goods Shed featured in BBC’s Great British Railway Journeys

THE project to restore Llanelli’s historic Railway Goods Shed was featured on the popular BBC Two programme Great British Railway Journeys on Monday (January 8, 6.30pm). Michael Portillo, the programme’s presenter, visited the Grade II listed building last summer to learn about the history of Llanelli’s railways and the plans Continue Reading

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