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Aberystwyth & Vale of Rheidol Railway

Aberystwyth & Vale of Rheidol Railway

Explore the stunning Rheidol Valley. Sharp curves and steep gradients add to the railway's charm. Includes a 1 hour stop in Devil's Bridge and time in Aberyswyth

ABERYSTWYTH & VALE OF RHEIDOL VALLEY

Travelling on the Vale of Rheidol Railway is the finest way to explore the stunning Rheidol Valley. Opened in 1902, the railway has been delighting passengers young and old for over a century.

 

Feel the wind in your hair in one of THE Open Summer Carriages or watch the scenery passing by from the comfort of the First Class Observation Saloons. See the countryside change as you travel through wide open fields and meadows, woodland and rugged mountain scenery, the line twisting and turning as it clings to the hillside.

 

Listen to the sound of a powerful narrow gauge steam locomotive working hard to climb 700ft (200m) in the 11¾ miles from Aberystwyth to Devil's Bridge.

 

Birds of prey such as Red Kite and Buzzards are regularly seen soaring high above the valley floor and breath taking views can be enjoyed by all.

 

The line is a masterpiece of engineering, opened in 1902 to carry lead ore, timber and passenger traffic. The narrow track gauge allows the railway to follow the contours of the terrain with many sharp curves and steep gradients which add to the railway's charm.

 

We travel to Abertystwyth - Enjoy free time for Lunch before boarding the 2.00pm Steam to Devil's Bridge - Journey time 1 hour. There will be 1 hour free time at Devil's Bridge before we re-board the service and our return to Aberystwyth.

 

NOTIFICATION OF BOARDING TIMES:

You will be notified of the Departure Time/Information approximately 7 days prior to travel. If you have not received your Pick-Up Time within 3 days of departure, please contact our Sales Team on 01827 849700

 

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Hednesford
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Rugeley The Bus Station
Rugeley
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Stafford
Tamworth Assembly Rooms Corporation Street
Tamworth
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