27th to 30th May 2019

3rd July, 15th July-29th August 2019

On Yellow & Green Timetable Days

Ever wanted to be a Steam Train driver? Well now it’s your chance!

Drive a steam engine at Devil’s Bridge this summer at the Vale of Rheidol Railway. Realise those childhood dreams and have a go at driving a steam locomotive!

Quarry Hunslet No 605 “Margaret” will be in steam at Devil’s Bridge station on selected days and for a small fee, there will be opportunities for Footplate rides or the chance to take the controls and drive the locomotive over a short section of line. Participants need to be of good health and deemed fit and able.  Children may participate with parental consent, but must be supervised. The driver may ask for a parent to accompany.

All funds raised help with future Heritage projects.

Drive the engine for £5 donation. Footplate rides £3 donation



Selected dates in July & August 2019

 This summer, the Vale of Rheidol Railway is giving you the chance to realise those childhood dreams and have a go at driving a steam locomotive.

ride & dine

Selected dates in July & August 2019

Enjoy summer evenings with steam hauled excusions along the Rheidol Valley. There will be no need to worry about cooking as we'll serve up a delicious fish & chip supper!

forgotten engines steam festival weekend

14th & 15th September 2019

 Join us for a weekend full of fantastic steam engines past and present in our Steam Festival.

halloween ghost train

29th, 30th & 31st October 2019

 With a spooky trip on one of our famous trains, alongside some extra ghouls and spooks, watch out for the things in the night. Then return for a Halloween feast... 

the 2019 monster ball

1st November 2019

Join us on the ghoulish steam train journey through the Rheidol Valley to the Hafod Hotel, Devil's Bridge for spooky entertainment and buffet.

sunday lunch specials

3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th November 2019

 End your weekend with an extra special trip to Devils Bridge, taking in the ever changing stunning scenery and stop at the Hafod Hotel for a sumptious roast!

Vale of Rheidol Railway 

Park Avenue



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