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The Great Little Trains of Wales

The railway is situated just off the A487 between Dolgellau and 5 miles north of Machynlleth and is clearly sign-posted.

Turn off the A487 opposite the Braich Goch Bunkhouse & Inn and the Station Yard is the second turn on the right as you enter the village, just past Holy Trinity Church. Alternatively, visit the Corris Craft Centre and walk down the zig-zag path into the village.

OS Grid Reference: SH 75350 07996
Map Reference: Long -3.841639 Lat 52.653697

Rheilffordd Corris Railway
Station Yard Corris, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9SH

In the Heart of the Land of the Little Trains
The Corris Railway is located between many other local Narrow Gauge Heritage Railways within the area in Mid-Wales.

By Service Bus

No 34 NOT Suns, (LC) to Corris (Station) from Machynlleth & Aberllefenni.
No’s 30 NOT Suns, X27 NOT Suns (LC) to Corris (“Braich Goch”) from Machynlleth, Minffordd & Upper Corris.
No T2 (“TrawsCymru”) (LC & EM) to Corris (“Braich Goch”) from Bangor, Dolgellau, Machynlleth & Aberystwyth.

By Train

‘Cambrian Line’ trains to Machynlleth Station from Birmingham New Street (140 minutes), Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, Pwllheli , Porthmadog & Aberystwyth and all stations between. See www.arrivatrainswales.co.uk for more information.

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By Cycle & On Foot

SAFELY on NCN No 8 from the south via Machynlleth, Afon Dyfi footbridge & Esgairgeiliog/Ceinws; from the north via Dolgellau & Aberllefenni.

By Minibus & Coach

Minibuses, buses and medium-sized coaches are welcome. Corris is best approached from the south to avoid a sharp turn into the village.

Information verified October 2017, but arrangements can change, so please check before your journey.

  •   Having paid a visit to the Talyllyn Railway in the morning (we parked at Abergynolwyn) we decided in the afternoon to visit what was described as the Corris Railway Museum expecting to find a museum of remains of the Corris Railway and little else. What...More

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    6/23/2019
  •   We all loved it from the second we arrived. Lovely staff- from the shop staff to the train staff. Fabulous train and a very comfortable and scenic ride - the kids loved it. They really enjoyed completing their quiz sheets on which they had to...More

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    6/02/2019
  •   Lovely little railway, very well run by enthusiasts volunteers. Could certainly rival something like Ffestiniog once it reaches a decent length. Only slight negative was a minibus full of rude pensioners turned up on our visit and generally made a nuisance of themselves expecting everyone...More

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    5/12/2019
  •   Whilst visiting on a cool day with heavy April showers we found this place to be very interesting and well set out attraction. All the staff were very friendly and helpful. We browsed the delightful shop then went round the interesting museum , then had...More

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    4/06/2019
  •   Visited the Corris Railway as part of a Great Little Trains of Wales holiday; this was one of ten. This is a newly re-enacted historical railway that is undergoing on-going development and expansion. What it lacks in length it more than makes up for in...More

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    3/18/2019
  •   Weekend trip to Wales and this was one of our many fantastic finds. Such a dedicated team of people running the place. My son loved it. Ride the train, get some hands on history and a tour. This is not just a steam train ride,...More

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    2/26/2019
  •   It was our first time on the corris railway, but our local Santa train wasn't running this year so we came to corris. It's a lovely place. The staff are friendly, the shop had lots for my little one, the cafe has a large selection...More

    thumb Joy A
    12/11/2018
  •   SUCH friendly station staff, such hard workers sharing their passion for the railway and wanting others to enjoy it.

    thumb Pauline H
    10/07/2018
  •   I really enjoyed my vist, it's a lovely line with extremely beauriful scenery, and locomotive No.7 is really stunning. I highly recommend ylu visit this place, and while you are there, go and visit the Talyllyn Railway too, it's only 2 Miles away, and owns...More

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    10/04/2018
  •   A visit to the Corris Railway is highly recommended. Though the journey is at present short the volunteer society which runs the railway have made great progress over the 5 years that I have been visiting. Additional carriages have been completed, with two more under...More

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    8/31/2018

Party Bookings & Special Train Hire


We welcome group and coach party bookings and can arrange special trains for special occasions such as birthdays. Other attractions to visit in the area include King Arthur’s Labyrinth, Corris Craft Centre and the Centre for Alternative Technology. We are located in Corris village, reached by turning off the A487 Dolgellau – Machynlleth road at the Braich Goch Inn. Visiting as a group? Contact Graeme Jolley at Corris Railway Group Bookings or Download a Group Booking Form.