Talyllyn Railway

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The Talyllyn Railway is a historic narrow-gauge steam railway, set in the beautiful Mid-Wales countryside. Running from Tywyn to Abergynolwyn and Nant Gwernol, the line passes the delightful Dolgoch Falls and there are excellent forest walks at Nant Gwernol.

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Tywyn is on the A493 road from Machynlleth to Dolgellau. Approaching from Aberdyfi on the main road Wharf Station is on the left. Coming from Dolgellau, drive through the town centre to the National Railways station, turn left and Wharf station is on the right 300 yards further on. The car park is across the bridge over the main line. In addition, the B4405 from Bryncrug to Minffordd on the A487 follows the railway up the Fathew valley - Dolgoch and Abergynolwyn stations are signposted.


The nearest mainline railway station is Tywyn, on the Cambrian Coast line, operated by Arriva Trains Wales. The Cambrian Coast line connects at Machynlleth with services between Birmingham/Shrewsbury and Aberystwyth. Most Birmingham - Tywyn trains are now through trains. The Talyllyn Railway's Wharf Station is approximately 300 yards walk from the National Railways station in Tywyn - leave the station via the car park and turn right.


Relevant bus routes are 28: Dolgellau – Fairbourne, Llwyngwril, Tywyn, Aberdyfi, Machynlleth & Aberustwyth, 29: Tywyn local service or 30: Dolgellau/Machynlleth, Talyllyn, Abergynolwyn, Tywyn.


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Phone: +44 1654 710472
Email: Enquiries@talyllyn.co.uk

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