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Communities Together Event at Cynheidre

The Llanelli and Mynydd Mawr Railway are delighted to be hosting a ‘Communities Together’ event at Cynheidre on Sunday 21 st May 2023 from 10am to 3pm. The aim of the day is to raise awareness of local groups and activities that bring people together to improve quality of life, foster well-being and reduce loneliness. The railway will also be offering short train rides with their Military Railcar. All fundraising on the day will be restricted to not for profit organisations.

There will be demonstrations, talks and activities throughout the day including:

  •  Re-enactment from danger UXB

  •  Scouts toasting marshmallows

  •  Carmarthenshire County Council Outdoor Recreation Service Conservation Team display highlighting the areas beaches and parks

  •  Guide Dogs for the Blind activities and owners

  •  Gwendraeth Valley Rotary Club

  •  Railcar trips and tours of the railways rolling stock and nature area

  • Plus more yet to be announced!

All attractions are subject to availability on the day.

Llanelli and Mynydd Mawr Railway Limited

Registered in the United Kingdom No. 03753219. Registered Charity No. UKC1087985

Hot and cold drinks plus Hot Dogs and Burgers will be available to purchase from our new catering van plus there will be a range of gifts and souvenirs on sale in the shop.

The railway is a registered charity and is located at the site of the former Cynheidre Colliery, SA15 5DQ, just five miles from Llanelli on the B4309 Llanelli to Carmarthen Road.

The railway is a charity run totally by volunteers. It is hoping to grow into a major tourist attraction for the Llanelli district and in order to reach our goals we need more volunteer help in all departments including operational, maintenance and restoration, and administration. If you could spare a few hours for what is a most enjoyable pastime and worthwhile cause do not hesitate to get in touch. For more information or to volunteer please visit our website at or Facebook page at


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