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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.

  •   The ride is not very long but you get a great talk at the engine shed before the return journey. There is also a small museum. If you want a train journey while on holiday, but do not want to pay too much or need...More

    thumb BenTroyer
    9/27/2019
  •   Not yet up to the level of some of the other narrow gauge railways in North Wales; the visit was still most interesting. There is a small shop and café in the booking office which we took advantage of to have a cup of tea...More

    thumb 761leet
    9/18/2019
  •   I've been to North Wales so many times and I have always bypassed this railway because I thought it would be too small to be worth visiting. I was totally wrong! This railway is just breathtaking. The scenery is absolutely gorgeous and there's a fabulous...More

    thumb Celidwen1
    9/15/2019
  •   We visited as a large family group covering 3 generations, and there was something for everyone here. For the little ones, the ride on the steam train came top. For adults, there was a very interesting talk on the history of the local railway and...More

    thumb whyw0rk
    9/10/2019
  •   Well worth a visit is the small Corris Railway - with great views even if the valley is bathed in the usual welsh liquid sunshine. If you’re keen, you can even jump up and have a look around the can of No 7...

    thumb Jkmacman
    9/09/2019
  •   We have not been to Corris for a long time , so visit to the Corris Railway was long overdue. This is a lovely little railway , parking is easy right by the museum . The museum is well worth a look and gives you...More

    thumb Karl S
    9/01/2019
  •   The ride behind deisel is not very exciting but the railway has the intention of lengthening their line which will make for a more interesting visit.

    thumb Paul S
    8/30/2019
  •   Visited here after many years of driving past. What a fantastic little railway. The feeling of love for the railway is so strong from the volunteers. Other railways in the area are great, almost commercial enterprises, but Corris is run by volunteers and for the...More

    thumb peterb2014
    8/27/2019
  •   Loved the fact that this is a small railway with lots of charm and history and all staff were friendly and happy to impart knowledge to make it a great experience. The train and carriages are small and accommodating. At present only a short journey...More

    thumb chrischamb
    8/25/2019
  •   A really excellent afternoon recommended for all ages and all weathers. The volunteers are incredibly welcoming and knowledgeable and it’s easily the most educational railway trip the children have ever had including the museum and steam works. Outstanding!

    thumb Stephenjtmiller
    8/11/2019

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.