The South Wales Railcar Group was established in February 2021 as a support arm to the Llanelli and Mynydd Mawr Railway


We are seeking individuals with the following skills and interests: -

  • Diesel fitters with experience of working on Class 122 or 142/143 DMUs.

  • Qualified or previous-ly qualified train crew that are or have been competent on Class 142/143 DMUs (documentation required)

  • Individuals interested in taking on a Trainee Guard role at the railway for when the Class 142 is in service.

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We have been appointed as principal fundraisers of the railways Class 122 DMU no. 55019 and Class 142 DMU 142006 and will also assist with the acquisition of expertise, skilled volunteers and spares parts for the railway.

The group currently contains an enthusiastic group of like minded individuals with a passion for railways and in particular, diesel multiple units. We are seeking individuals to assist us with returning these trains to their former glory and to keep them running for many years to come.


We will need a regular income to provide the materials required to restore and keep the trains running. Therefore, all funds raised by the South Wales Railcar Group will be used towards the restoration, upkeep and continued operation of the units.


You can support us by becoming a member of the South Wales Railcar Group either as an armchair supporter, or as a volunteer. Become a member today for a minimum donation fee from £10 per annum.

Please note that if you wish to become an active site volunteer then you will also need to become a member of the Llanelli and Mynydd Mawr Railway for insurance purposes.

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