New car park is just the ticket!

New car park is just the ticket!

A contract has been awarded to local company Tregaron Trading Services (TTS) to carry out the construction of a new car park for the Vale of Rheidol Railway at Devil’s Bridge which will commence in July. The new car park will allow the existing car park area to be...
WLLR’s The Earl – June 2019

WLLR’s The Earl – June 2019

Since arrival the Earl has had its cab, side tanks and boiler removed.  The boiler has been sent away for overhaul at the request of the WLLR.  The chassis and remaining components have since been placed in store until the overhaul of the engine begins in earnest...
Carriage No.11 – June 2019

Carriage No.11 – June 2019

Recent work on the rebuild of Carriage 11 has involved the manufacture of lots of templates and mock ups to ensure the carriage will be something very special when completed.  The new dividing wall has been made and will soon be fitted within the carriage.  Also seen...
Baldwin No.44699 – June 2019

Baldwin No.44699 – June 2019

Work is progressing on the chassis and driving wheelsets for Baldwin 10-12-D No.44699.  The smokebox saddle and cylinders have recently been joined to the chassis.  The driving wheelsets have had new axles machined in house and have had the driving wheels pressed onto...
Garratt No.60 – June 2019

Garratt No.60 – June 2019

The boiler and cradle for Garratt NG/G13 No.60 is coming together, with the plumbing being reassembled on the exterior of the boiler and the engines controls being installed on the backhead.  Once this has been completed work will begin on modifying the ashpan,...
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