One of The Great Little Trains of Wales

Fairbourne Steam Railway Limited is the trading subsidiary of The North Wales Coast Light Railway Limited

Registered Charity Number 1127261 Registered in England and Wales



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 THE RAILWAY WILL OPEN FOR

THE FEBRUARY 2023 SCHOOL HALF TERM HOLIDAY

18th -26th FEBRUARY 2023

(Barmouth Ferries Run from 1st April)

Please Note :

There will be major roadworks on the A493 at Arthog for 2 Weeks beginning 18th February 2023

Anyone wanting to travel from Dolgellau to Fairbourne will have to use the diversion route

 Via A470 to Cross Foxes, A487 to Minffordd, B4405 to Bryncrug and the A493 to Fairbourne    


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Helping you making the most of your day out


One of The Great Little Trains of Wales

Fairbourne Steam Railway Limited is the trading subsidiary of The North Wales Coast Light Railway Limited

Registered Charity Number 1127261 Registered in England and Wales



The Fairbourne Railway has been running from Fairbourne village to the mouth of the Mawddach Estuary, connecting with the ferry to Barmouth for over 100 years. It started as a two foot gauge horse-drawn tramway which was then converted to a 15 inch gauge ralway in 1916. The line in 1986 was completely re built to a 12.25 inch gauge.

Find out more about Beddgelert and the

appeal to see it running again


Become a Volunteer on The Fairbourne Railway

The Fairbourne Railway thrives as a busy seaside railway. It relies greatly on a volunteer workforce to enable it to operate in its current form.You can be a part of this by becoming an active volunteer, driving, guarding, in the workshop, trackwork/permanent way, building maintenance, model railway and Booking/ Office/Gift Shop. You do not need specific skills as training will be given in your chosen area. Minimum age for active volunteers is 16 (14 with direct supervision from a adult)

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Legacies

Support the Fairbourne Railway with a legacy

Your legacy could help

You can help preserve the future of Fairbourne Railway and ensure the long term survival of historically important locomotives, carriages and buildings Help keep Fairbourne alive for generations to come


Join The Fairbourne Railway Preservation Society

 (FRPS)


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