Next trains on 1 May 2021

Llanuwchllyn11.00, 12.50, 2.30, 4.05
Bala11.40, 1.30, 3.10, 4.35

All bookings are currently subject to a £20 minimum purchase and tickets must be booked via our online shop.

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Upcoming Events

The railway runs special events throughout the year, the upcoming events are listed below:

Bala ReRailed12 Jun 2021, 13 Jun 2021
A Day with "Alice the Little Welsh Engine"31 Jul 2021
Barbeque Specials 5 Aug 2021, 12 Aug 2021, 19 Aug 2021

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Important Announcements

Tickets for May are now available to book online

'George B' at BalaWe are pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for the resumption of our train services from 1st May 2021. The initial batch of tickets released are for the whole of May and we will be offering more dates soon.

Our shop at Llanuwchllyn will also be open as will our café for takeaway service. You will be able to use our new covered picnic area to consume your own food or food purchased from the café.

The Heritage Centre will currently remain closed until the Welsh Government lifts restrictions on indoor attractions.

Our staff and volunteers are currently busy making final preparations to welcome you back.

Click here to book your tickets now

Beautiful Welsh Countryside
Rheilffordd Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake Railway) offers a delightful 9 mile return journey alongside Bala Lake, through the beautiful Snowdonia National Park. Our narrow gauge steam trains give excellent views of the lake amid its surrounding scenery including the nearby mountains of Arenig Fawr, Aran Benllyn and Aran Fawddwy. Visit the Your Journey page to find out more.

Covid-19 Restrictions

It is a requirement of the Welsh Government that our passengers wear face coverings whilst travelling on our trains and in all our indoor spaces including our shop/café, toilets, and Heritage Centre.

Children under the age of 11 are exempt and are not required to wear face coverings.

Bala Town Extension

The Bala Lake Railway Trust is raising £2.5 million as part of the Red Dragon Project to construct the extension of the Bala Lake Railway to Bala Town Station.

Please sign our change.org petition to show your support for this exciting project: Go to Change.org petition

Help us now by joining the Red Dragon Appeal, or donate now using PayPal Giving (opens external website).