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Sunday, December 2, 2012

Llan Railway announces its 2013 programme



* Llan Railway has a packed programme for 2013.

 
Everything from a steam gala to murder mystery trains and from real ale evenings to a teddy bears’ picnic feature in next year’s packed programme of special events at Llangollen Railway. 

Supplies of next year’s brochure (pictured below) including the timetable were available for visitors at Llangollen station on the first day of the Santa season yesterday (Saturday). 
 

Key events in the pipeline for 2013 are: 

·       9 & 10 and 15-17 February - Day Out with Thomas ( note Sat/Sun plus Fri/Sat/Sun 

·       23 March - Diesel day 

·       13 April - Real Ale train evening 

·       19-21 April - Spring Steam gala with return of the steam Railmotor 93 and newly restored Auto Trailer 92 

·       11 May - Murder Mystery 

·       19 May - Teddy Bears Picnic 

·       1 & 2 June - Day Out with Thomas weekend 

·       8 June - Real Ale train evening 

·       22 & 23 June - Heritage Railcar Gala 

·       6 & 7 July - Classic Transport Weekend 

·       13 July - Murder Mystery evening 

·       27 & 28 July - 1960s weekend 

·       3 & 4 with 8-11 August - Day Out With Thomas 

·       30 & 31 August with 1 Sept - Steam gala 

·       14 Sept - Murder Mystery evening 

·       21 Sept - Diesel Day 

·       12 Oct - Real Ale Train evening 

·       19 & 20 plus 26 & 27 October - Day Out with Thomas weekends 

·       31 Oct - Ghost Train evening 

·       2 November - Murder Mystery evening 

·       3 November - Ride the Rocket evening 

·       9 & 10 November - Remembrance Weekend 

·       30 November - Santa Specials followed by 1, 7 & 8, 14 & 15, 20-24 December

·       7 December - Real Ale Train evening 

·       26-31 December & 1 January - Mince Pie Specials. 

The weekday daily running seasons dates from Monday 25 March through to Friday 4 October and a further spell for half term 21 Oct to Friday 8 November. 

There is no train service from 2 January to 1 February and weekends only from Monday 4 February through to Friday 22 March (apart from half term week 11-16 February). 

Train fares are: 

Standard Return fares for one return trip on day of purchase: £12 Adult, £10 Senior, Child £6, Family 2+2 £30. 

All day Rover tickets are available for unlimited travel on day of purchase: Adult £14, Senior £12, Child £7 Family £36. 

On board dining is also promoted with options for cream teas and picnic baskets or children's party bookable at 72 hours notice. 

A new section in the brochure entitled Along the line promotes the attractions of all four stations as a means of giving visitors a better appreciation of the Railway and what it offers for a whole day out, plus a more detailed map of the Railway's route from Llangollen through to Corwen.

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