June 29, 2019

The Llanelli and Mynydd Mawr Railway will be holding a running day aimed at enthusiasts on Saturday 31st August.  It is hoped to kick start the day with a demonstration freight train at 10.15am, before offering brake van rides with our popular Sentinel diesel loco  and...

April 27, 2019

The Llanelli and Mynydd Mawr Railway held an Easter themed Family Fun Day on 27th April 2019.

Almost one hundred visitors attended and highlights included: 

  • Train rides behind Sentinel diesel 10222 over an extended running line.  The running line is now nearly 1/3 mi...

March 30, 2019

The Llanelli and Mynydd Mawr Railway held a successful gala to celebrate 20 years since the new charity to reopen the line was set up on 30th March 2019.  The date also coincided with 30 years since the last shift at Cynheidre Colliery, the site of which is now occupie...

December 11, 2018

The Llanelli & Mynydd Mawr Railway at Cynheidre are celebrating a successful visit by Santa for the first ever full weekend of seasonal trains at the railway on the weekend of 8th and 9th December.

Video courtesy of Robert Masterman

Over 260 visitors enjoyed Brake Van ri...

October 2, 2018

The Llanelli & Mynydd Mawr Railway at Cynheidre are currently undergoing a major phase of expansion courtesy of a track laying exercise by the army at the railway. We were pleased today, Monday 1st October,  to host a visit by Nia Griffith MP (Shadow Defence minister)...

September 15, 2018

The Llanelli & Mynydd Mawr Railway at Cynheidre were very pleased to host a visit by 25 members of Neath Great Western Retired Staff Club on Saturday 15th September 2018. The group arrived mid morning by coach at the railways base at the former Cynheidre Colliery site...