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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.

  •   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

    thumb Tom's T
    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

    thumb John_Luxton
    8/31/2018
  •   first time i visited was 40 years ago and examined the site . i new one day the right collection of people would allow me to once again to ride on this railway . well returned this august bank holiday 2018 to do just that...More

    thumb peter f
    8/27/2018
  •   Following a walk in the Dulas Valley we happened by chance upon the Corris railway. It proved to be a delightful if short valley trip in beautifully presented carriages hauled by an immaculate locomotive. The visit was enhanced by very friendly and welcoming volunteer staff....More

    thumb paulftayl0r
    8/25/2018
  •   We recently stayed in Corris and on a rainy day decided to take our two young boys on the steam engine. It was a very short journey (around 10 mins each way) which they enjoyed followed by a guided tour around old engine sheds which...More

    thumb fozmans
    8/21/2018
  •   The rail trip was short but pleasant. Staff were OK, cafe and museum at corris was good. At the other station there was a tour of the workshop which enriched the experience making it better than other railways. But the corris toilets were poor, no...More

    thumb WillK2312
    8/21/2018
  •   Done loads of railways but this one is a gem. Small, friendly and quiet. My kids, 5 and 3 loved it. Eventhough it's a short ride it's beautiful scenery in a comfortable carriage and an hours round trip is just right. At £15 for a...More

    thumb cloudnine83
    8/19/2018
  •   This was the last railway (in Wales) on our to do list. We were, therefore, pleased to find this railway open when we were in the area. There is so little parking that it is best to find alternative arrangements. We parked in the Corris...More

    thumb Helen J
    8/14/2018

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 Charles Benedetto at Corris Railway Group Bookings or Download a Group Booking Form.