Railway Retreats in Snowdonia, Wales

Daylight Evening or Afternoon Experience


Afternoon and Evening experiences start from Tywyn Wharf station.
Afternoon Experience: arrive by 14:40 for a 15:20 departure.
Evening Experience (Orange/Brown timetable): arrive 16:15 for 17:00.
Evening Experience (Blue/Pink timetable): arrive 17:30 for 18:15.

  • You have the use a private train – accompanying guests can travel in whichever carriage they choose!
  • The Guest Driver take the controls and under supervision drives the 7¼ miles to Nant Gwernol station taking around 60 minutes;
  • Water is taken on at Dolgoch Station on the outward journey where the guest driver will assist with the operation;
  • The loco is run round the carriages at Nant Gwernol by the instructing crew before the Guest Driver starts the return journey. The homeward journey takes around 60 minutes.
  • At Abergynolwyn a half hour refreshment break is taken, a selection of sandwiches and cakes, and tea or coffee is provided. On afternoon experiences this takes place on the outward journey and on the homeward journey on evening experiences.
  • The train arrives back at Tywyn Wharf where the experience finishes at approximately:-
  • Afternoon experience: 18:20.Evening (Orange/Brown timetable): 19:30.Evening (Blue/Pink timetable): 20:45.

The locomotive and carriage set will be one that has been used during the day for public service trains.
Occasionally we have to adjust these times to accommodate other trains, we will confirm this when you book.

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