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Little Trains of Wales are a very special way of seeing some of the best scenery
in the British Isles. All are narrow gauge steam railways and some
have a history spanning well over 100 years. All of them have in
common the charm of old-time steam trains with plenty of polished
paintwork and brass.
Built in a time less
hasty than our own, most originally served to carry Welsh slate
from the quarries to the sea. However, no two are the same and they
all offer a unique experience of a bygone era.The special attraction
of narrow gauge railways lies in their modest size compared with
the main line ones and their leisurely speed gives time to take
in some of the splendid scenery. Why not take a Virtual
Tour of Wales and its narrow gauge railways.
Little Trains of Wales Discount Card
For just £10 our Discount Card entitles the holder to 20%
off one adult full round trip fare on normal timetabled trains on
the participating Railways listed on the card. Discount Cards are
valid for 12 months from the date the first journey is made. Not
only that, but we have also managed to arrange discounts for Great
Little Trains of Wales Card Holders with selected accommodation
providers close to many of our member railways (see individual railways
pages for details) - this makes the card a real bargain!
Why not buy one for a friend - a perfect present!
Great Little Trains of Wales Stamps!
with the Celebrating Wales stamps issued by Royal Mail in February
2009, the award-winning design team at Buckingham Covers have released
a limited edition sheet of stamps which pays tribute to the Great
Little Trains of Wales.
here for full details.
For getting about within Wales by
public transport, full details can be found by visiting