Can I buy my ticket in advance?

Yes, tickets can be booked in advance from our website or by telephoning Aberystwyth Booking Office. Tickets can also be purchased from our Booking Offices on the day of travel.

Are seats reserved ?

Specific seats are not allocated with the exception of Santa Specials trains. We do reserve carriages / compartments for pre booked group visits and large parties.

Are dogs allowed on your trains?

Yes. Dogs are welcome on board the trains. A standard price of £4.00 per dog applies. Guide/Assistance dogs travel free of charge. We regret that dogs are not allowed in First class compartments.

Is it possible to charter a train?

The railway operates a train service on the coloured dates on the timetable. We can offer special charter trains at other times. Please contact us for details.

What age do you class as a child?

3-15 years. Children aged 2 and under travel free (this may vary on special event dates)

Can I break my journey?

Yes. We have intermediate halts at Llanbadarn, Glanyrafon, Capel Bangor, Nantyronen, Rheidol Falls and Rhiwfron. Any of our standard single and return tickets allow you to break your journey at intermediate stations if there are later services in the timetable to allow you to complete your journey.

Are single prices available?

Yes. Single prices are available between any stations. Please contact Aberystwyth Booking Office for details of prices.


Vale of Rheidol Railway 

Park Avenue



SY23 1PG  


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