Timetable & Special Events

Tickets are limited and passengers are strongly advised to check online (website or Facebook) as up to date running information will be posted there. The timetable and events programme will reflect the state of the pandemic pertaining at that time and a much more ambitious timetable may be run if conditions allow (A booking is for a maximum of 8 adults or 6 adults and 4 small children).

All passengers will need to book their tickets in advance

The Museum is open half an hour before the departure of the first train and closes half an hour after the arrival back in Corris of the last train. Our shop will be open for the sale of books and gifts.

2021 Passenger Service & Museum Opening Days

2021 timetable
  Passenger Running Days     Special Event Days   

** If conditions allow, and it is safe to do so, we hope to increase both the number of trains that we run and our operational days. When we do this details will be published on this website and on Facebook **

Trains leave Corris Station on the hour, with a round trip taking 50 minutes. No single tickets are issued as under our planning requirements all journeys must start and end at Corris Station.

Fares & Train Times

Train Running Times: 11am, 1pm and 3pm only.
Extra trains may run on busy days. Later trains may run on some special events days.
Tickets: Tickets will cost £25.00 and this will include any number of persons up to 8 adults
or 6 adults and 4 small children.
The ticket will give exclusive access to one half of a carriage in order to maintain social distancing.
Museum Admission: FREE.

Our trains include provision for the carriage of wheelchair passengers and those with reduced mobility, as does the Museum. Well behaved dogs are welcome and are carried on the train at the discretion of the train crew.

2021 Special Events (Train times may vary on special event days)
SATURDAY 28th & SUNDAY 29th AUGUSTMODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION Y Plas Machynlleth SY20 8ERSubject to Covid-19 restrictions, our annual Model Railway Exhibition which features a diverse mixture of layouts in various scales (and usually has at least one where children can try their hand at “driving” the trains.) will be open over two days of the Bank Holiday Weekend. There are also trade stands, a Corris Railway Sales outlet and one raising funds for our new steam engine. Refreshments and light snacks will be available. Opening hours are 10.00 to 16.30 and admission prices are £4 (adult), £3.50 (senior), £2 (child), £10 (Family 2+2)
And train services will also be running as usual on the Railway itself, about four and a half miles away (Sunday 29th only).
Contact: enquiries@corris.co.uk

We try to ensure that steam trains run as advertised. The Corris Railway may have to cancel, alter or suspend the published timetable with or without notice, or to use a diesel locomotive in the unlikely event of a breakdown or crew shortage. It accepts no liability for any loss, inconvenience, disappointment or delay caused by this.

  •   Great train 🚂 you could hop on and off at the various towns and explore. Plenty to do on the way for both a young child and a tween. Great views from the train.

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  •   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

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  •   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

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  •   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

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  •   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

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  •   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...

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  •   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

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  •   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.

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  •   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

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  •   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

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Party Bookings & Special Train Hire

Within national and local Covid-19 restrictions, 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.

Your Railway for a Day

Would you and a small group of similarly-minded friends like to spend a few hours trying your hands at driving steam, diesel and battery powered electric locomotives on part of the oldest narrow gauge railway in Mid Wales? We can offer the Experience Day on days when normal services are not operating (see www.corris.co.uk for timetable arrangements) . Prices are £360 for a diesel day or £450 for a steam day. Maximum 6 participants.

Small Railway with Big Ambitions

We have big projects on the go: extending the line southwards to Tan y Coed Forest Amenity Site, re-developing Corris Station, and building a second new steam locomotive. Visitors can see parts of the new loco and four replica Victorian carriages in our workshops. Also see a model of the proposed new station at Corris in the museum.

Please help us to develop the Railway by slipping a donation into one of the collecting boxes at Corris and Maespoeth Stations. Every penny counts. Thank you.

Track our work in progress at www.corris.co.uk – updated most weeks. Follow us on Twitter & Facebook.

3 thoughts on “Timetable & Special Events

  • 22nd May 2018 at 6:02 pm

    I would like to book three tickets for the first train out of Corris at 11.00am Sunday 17th June 2018, to ensure we get a place on that train. I could not find a facility for booking on-line on your website. I should be most grateful for you earliest reply, by return if possible. Many thanks, CHRIS G.

    • 23rd May 2018 at 11:29 am

      Electronic booking is not currently available and enquiries of this nature should be directed to enquiries@corris.co.uk. On this occasion we have been able to reserve three tickets for you Chris in the Museum shop.

    • 5th May 2021 at 1:14 pm

      Pre-booking is now essential! All passengers should book tickets in advance through our online Ticket Office.


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