We are a new railway and heritage venture developing part of the former colliery site at Cynheidre and have a dedicated team of volunteers that are working very hard to have a working railway and tourist attraction as soon as possible.

Why not come and visit us to see the progress we are making? We are actively seeking volunteers and as with any charity venture, have vacancies to fit any area of expertise. Need to know where we are? Visit the Contact section of this site for details of where to find us.

This homepage is designed to give you an overview of the current position of the project and latest news. To read our latest news stories then please click on the Latest News bar above.

To find out how to find us or how to send us a message then please click the Contact bar above.

So what are we currently focusing on? Current areas of development are displayed below

Department
Current projects
Funding
Car Boot Sales - Operating Weekly
Boot Sale Status: Resuming Sunday 27th April 2014 - Please see the bootsale section for full details - We are hosting weekly car boot sales on Sundays at the Multi-Storey car park, Llanelli. We have a weekly requirement for volunteer stewards to assist in guiding vehicles in and out of the site as well as to provide a visual presence at the events.
Permanent Way
Track laying
The long-awaited laying of rail into what will be our steam locomotive shed is now complete. Work is now being concentrated on the area to the rear of the shed to provide an additional siding.
On-site infrastructure
Fencing
We have now completed the placing of fencing to segregate the visitor walkway from the car park area to the station platform to protect the public from our running line.
Heritage Centre
The process of identifying heritage centre plans which include the placing of an open plan heritage centre encompassed into a portakabin type structure are progressing. Displays of photographs and historical items are in the process of being identified and organised. This is ongoing. Any artifacts gratefully received!
Rolling Stock
Class 107 Diesel Multiple Unit 52029
This single car is now located inside of our main shed to allow an assessment of restoration work required.
Class 122 Diesel Multiple Unit 55019
This unit is well on the way to being internally gutted. Most of the sandite equipment has now been removed. Next for work are the ceiling panels.
'Toad' brake van 35377
Currently covered with tarpaulins following removal of wood panels. Will be placed inside when woodwork begins.
BR brake van B 951287
This is now being assessed following arrival at the railway. Some wood panelling will need to be replaced and the van will then be repainted.
Sentinel diesel shunter 10222
This shunter has recently received a full service in preparation for the winter months.
Mark 2 Buffet Car 1206
Receiving external renovation. This is now painted in red-oxide livery pending a full repaint into an as of yet undecided livery.
Avonside Steam Locomotive 1498 'Desmond'
We are currently in the process of applying for funding to continue the restoration work at the Llangollen Railway.
GWR Coach body
One of our vintage coach bodies has been receiving internal paint work and a general tidy up.

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