Spring Gala details and timetable released - 18th and 19th March
The Llanelli and Mynydd Mawr Railway has announced that Class 73 Electro-Diesel No. 73 130 will make its debut in passenger service at the new season launch. This locomotive was previously used by European Passenger Services to haul Eurostar units.
The Railway will host a Mixed Traction Gala on the weekend of 18 and 19 March, with highlights including (subject to availability):
first services with recently-arrived Class 73, which will be used for brake van rides in the morning and afternoon
inaugural services by ex-Great Western Pacer No. 143 612, which is on loan to the Railway from the Vale of Berkeley Railway
ex Transport for Wales Pacers 142 006 and 143 607 in service
short rides in ex-MOD 4 wheel railcar No. AD9117, subject to completion of overhaul
All available traction will feature in service, subject to availability, including:
Sentinel 0-4-0 DM Shunter No. 10222
Class 143 Pacer Railcar No. 143 612 & TFW sets 142 006 / 143 607
Ex. MOD 4-wheel Railcar AD9117
Class 73 Electro-diesel No. 73 130
Gates open at 9.30am with the first departure at 10am, then frequently through the day until 3pm. A range of single trip and rover tickets will be available.
Tickets can be purchased at www.ticketsource.co.uk/llanellirailway