Alice the little Welsh engine

 Croeso, welcome to the award winning Bala Lake Railway 
"Home of Alice the Little Welsh Engine"   

Bala Lake Railway - 2017 Timetable

Our trains run on the coloured dates shown on the calendar below - Click on the date you want to travel on or scroll down the page to view each timetable

You can also download a copy of our full 2017 timetable by clicking here


Additionally the following Special Events will be taking place during 2017:

St. David's Day Celebration - March 4th Bala Model Railway Show & Festival of Transport - May 27th & 28th
Race the Train - April 8th Alice the Little Welsh Engine Day - July 29th
Easter Egg Hunt - April 14th to 17th Barbeque Specials - August 3rd, 10th & 17th
George B's first passenger train - April 22nd Steam Gala - August 25th to 28th
Maid Marian 50 years in preservation celebration - May 6th Halloween Trains - October 28th & 31st
Santa Trains - December 9th & 10th

 


 

                                             
February   March   April
S M T W T F S   S M T W T F S   S M T W T F S
      1 2 3 4         1 2 3 4               1
5 6 7 8 9 10 11   5 6 7 8 9 10 11   2 3 4 5 6 7 8
12 13 14 15 16 17 18   12 13 14 15 16 17 18   9 10 11 12 13 14 15
19 20 21 22 23 24 25   19 20 21 22 23 24 25   16 17 18 19 20 21 22
26 27 28           26 27 28 29 30 31     23 24 25 26 27 28 29
                                30            
                                             
May   June   July
S M T W T F S   S M T W T F S   S M T W T F S
  1 2 3 4 5 6           1 2 3               1
7 8 9 10 11 12 13   4 5 6 7 8 9 10   2 3 4 5 6 7 8
14 15 16 17 18 19 20   11 12 13 14 15 16 17   9 10 11 12 13 14 15
21 22 23 24 25 26 27   18 19 20 21 22 23 24   16 17 18 19 20 21 22
28 29 30 31         25 26 27 28 29 30     23 24 25 26 27 28 29
                                30 31          
                                             
August   September   October
S M T W T F S   S M T W T F S   S M T W T F S
    1 2 3 4 5           1 2   1 2 3 4 5 6 7
6 7 8 9 10 11 12   3 4 5 6 7 8 9   8 9 10 11 12 13 14
13 14 15 16 17 18 19   10 11 12 13 14 15 16   15 16 17 18 19 20 21
20 21 22 23 24 25 26   17 18 19 20 21 22 23   22 23 24 25 26 27 28
27 28 29 30 31       24 25 26 27 28 29 30   29 30 31        
                                             
                                             
                November                
                S M T W T F S                
                      1 2 3 4                
                5 6 7 8 9 10 11                
                12 13 14 15 16 17 18                
                19 20 21 22 23 24 25                
                26 27 28 29 30                    
                                             

 


Orange Timetable

Llanuwchllyn dep 11.30 1.20 3.00    
Llangower dep 11.40 1.30 3.10    
Bala arr 11.55 1.45 3.25    
             
Bala dep 12.05 2.00 3.35    
Llangower dep 12.20 2.15 3.50    
Llanuwchllyn arr 12.30 2.25 4.00    
             
Please Note:
All trains finish their day's work at Llanuwchllyn. It is therefore
not possible to make a return trip with the last departure from Bala

Cafe and Free Parking at Llanuwchllyn

2017 Fares

Adult Return  £11.00    Family Tickets (return fares)   Click here to book your tickets now
Adult Single  £7.00   1 Adult + 1 Child  £13.00
Senior Citizen's Return £10.00    2 Adults + 2 Children £26.00 
Unaccompanied Child Return  £5.50    Each additional  Child £3.00
Unaccompanied Child Single £3.50    Dogs 
(Guide Dogs free)
£1.00 
Child fares available for children aged 3 - 15 inclusive, under 3's travel for free

Blue Timetable

Llanuwchllyn dep 11.00 12.45 2.20 3.55  
Llangower dep 11.10 12.55 2.30 4.05  
Bala arr 11.25 1.10 2.45 4.20  
             
Bala dep 11.40 1.25 3.00 4.25  
Llangower dep 11.55 1.40 3.15 4.40  
Llanuwchllyn arr 12.05 1.50 3.25 4.55  
             
Please Note:
All trains finish their day's work at Llanuwchllyn. It is therefore
not possible to make a return trip with the last departure from Bala

Cafe and Free Parking at Llanuwchllyn

2017 Fares

Adult Return  £11.00    Family Tickets (return fares)   Click here to book your tickets now
Adult Single  £7.00   1 Adult + 1 Child  £13.00
Senior Citizen's Return £10.00    2 Adults + 2 Children £26.00 
Unaccompanied Child Return  £5.50    Each additional  Child £3.00
Unaccompanied Child Single £3.50    Dogs 
(Guide Dogs free)
£1.00 
Child fares available for children aged 3 - 15 inclusive, under 3's travel for free

Pink Timetable

    Diesel
Service
              Not on
Monday
 
Llanuwchllyn dep 10.30 11.15 12.00 12.50 1.40 2.30 3.15 4.00 4.45  
Llangower dep 10.40 11.25 12.10 1.00 1.50 2.40 3.25 4.10 4.55  
Bala arr 10.55 11.40 12.25 1.15 2.05 2.55 3.40 4.25 5.10  
                       
Bala dep 11.05 11.50 12.40 1.30 2.20 3.05 3.50 4.35 5.20  
Llangower dep 11.30 12.15 1.05 1.55 2.45 3.30 4.15 5.00 5.35
Llanuwchllyn arr 11.40 12.25 1.15 2.05 2.55 3.40 4.25 5.10 5.45  
                       
Please Note:
All trains finish their day's work at Llanuwchllyn. It is therefore
not possible to make a return trip with the last two departures from Bala

Cafe and Free Parking at Llanuwchllyn

2017 Fares

Adult Return  £11.00    Family Tickets (return fares)   Click here to book your tickets now
Adult Single  £7.00   1 Adult + 1 Child  £13.00
Senior Citizen's Return £10.00    2 Adults + 2 Children £26.00 
Unaccompanied Child Return  £5.50    Each additional  Child £3.00
Unaccompanied Child Single £3.50    Dogs 
(Guide Dogs free)
£1.00 
Child fares available for children aged 3 - 15 inclusive, under 3's travel for free

Black Timetable

Llanuwchllyn dep 11.30 1.20 3.00 5.00 & 6.00  
Llangower dep 11.40 1.30 3.10 Halloween Trains
Will you be brave
enough to join us?

Booking will be
available on our
website nearer the date
 
Bala arr 11.55 1.45 3.25  
    Normal Service Trains  
Bala dep 12.05 2.00 3.35  
Llangower dep 12.20 2.15 3.50  
Llanuwchllyn arr 12.30 2.25 4.00  
                 
Please Note:
All trains finish their day's work at Llanuwchllyn. It is therefore
not possible to make a return trip with the last departure from Bala

Cafe and Free Parking at Llanuwchllyn

2017 Fares

Adult Return  £11.00    Family Tickets (return fares)   Click here to book your tickets now
Adult Single  £7.00   1 Adult + 1 Child  £13.00
Senior Citizen's Return £10.00    2 Adults + 2 Children £26.00 
Unaccompanied Child Return  £5.50    Each additional  Child £3.00
Unaccompanied Child Single £3.50    Dogs 
(Guide Dogs free)
£1.00 
Child fares available for children aged 3 - 15 inclusive, under 3's travel for free

Green Timetable - Steam Gala


We will be running the following intensive service of passenger trains over the four days of the August Bank Holiday weekend

Additionally, there will be a number of heritage freight demonstration trains running. An enthusiasts timetable detailing these additional trains will be published on our website and Facebook Page a few days prior to the event

      Not on Friday               Sat & Sun Only  
Llanuwchllyn dep 09.25 10.10 11.00 11.50 12.40 1.30 2.20 3.10 4.00 5.45  
Llangower dep 09.35 10.20 11.10 12.00 12.50 1.40 2.30 3.20 4.10 5.55  
Bala arr 09.50 10.35 11.25 12.15 1.05 1.55 2.45 3.35 4.25 6.10  
                         
Bala dep 10.00 10.50 11.40 12.30 1.20 2.10 3.00 3.50 4.40 6.20  
Llangower dep 10.25 11.15 12.05 12.55 1.45 2.35 3.25 4.15 4.55 6.35
Llanuwchllyn arr 10.35 11.25 12.15 1.05 1.55 2.45 3.35 4.25 5.05 6.45  
                         
Please Note:
All trains finish their day's work at Llanuwchllyn. It is therefore
not possible to make a return trip with the last departures from Bala (Fri & Mon 3:50 & 4:40; Sat & Sun 6:20)

Cafe and Free Parking at Llanuwchllyn

2017 Fares

Adult Return  £11.00    Family Tickets (return fares)   Click here to book your tickets now
Adult Single  £7.00   1 Adult + 1 Child  £13.00
Senior Citizen's Return £10.00    2 Adults + 2 Children £26.00 
Unaccompanied Child Return  £5.50    Each additional  Child £3.00
Unaccompanied Child Single £3.50    Dogs 
(Guide Dogs free)
£1.00 
Child fares available for children aged 3 - 15 inclusive, under 3's travel for free