Alice the little Welsh engine

 Croeso, welcome to the award winning Bala Lake Railway 
"Home of Alice the Little Welsh Engine"   

Bala Lake Railway - 2016 Timetable

Our trains run on the coloured dates shown on the calendar below - Click on the date you want to travel on or scroll down the page to view each timetable

You can also download a copy of our full 2016 timetable by clicking here


Additionally the following Special Events will be taking place during 2016:

St. David's Day Celebration - February 28th Barbeque Specials - August 6th & 18th
Easter Egg Hunt - March 25th to 28th Alice Day - August 13th
Diana re-dedication - May 14th Race the Train - Now October 1st
Bala Model Railway Show - May 28th to 30th Steam Gala - August 26th to 29th
Festival of Transport - May 29th & 30th Halloween Trains - October 28th & 29th
Classic Commercial Vehicle Rally - Cancelled Santa Trains - December 10th & 11th

                                             
February   March   April
S M T W T F S   S M T W T F S   S M T W T F S
  1 2 3 4 5 6       1 2 3 4 5             1 2
7 8 9 10 11 12 13   6 7 8 9 10 11 12   3 4 5 6 7 8 9
14 15 16 17 18 19 20   13 14 15 16 17 18 19   10 11 12 13 14 15 16
21 22 23 24 25 26 27   20 21 22 23 24 25 26   17 18 19 20 21 22 23
28 29             27 28 29 30 31       24 25 26 27 28 29 30
                                             
         
May   June   July
S M T W T F S   S M T W T F S   S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7         1 2 3 4             1 2
8 9 10 11 12 13 14   5 6 7 8 9 10 11   3 4 5 6 7 8 9
15 16 17 18 19 20 21   12 13 14 15 16 17 18   10 11 12 13 14 15 16
22 23 24 25 26 27 28   19 20 21 22 23 24 25   17 18 19 20 21 22 23
29 30 31           26 27 28 29 30       24 25 26 27 28 29 30
                                31            
                                             
August   September   October
S M T W T F S   S M T W T F S   S M T W T F S
  1 2 3 4 5 6           1 2 3               1
7 8 9 10 11 12 13   4 5 6 7 8 9 10   2 3 4 5 6 7 8
14 15 16 17 18 19 20   11 12 13 14 15 16 17   9 10 11 12 13 14 15
21 22 23 24 25 26 27   18 19 20 21 22 23 24   16 17 18 19 20 21 22
28 29 30 31         25 26 27 28 29 30     23 24 25 26 27 28 29
                                30 31          
                                             
                November                
                S M T W T F S                
                    1 2 3 4 5                
                6 7 8 9 10 11 12                
                13 14 15 16 17 18 19                
                20 21 22 23 24 25 26                
                27 28 29 30                      
                                             

 


Orange Timetable

Llanuwchllyn dep 11.30 1.20 3.00    
Llangower dep 11.40 1.30 3.10    
Bala arr 11.55 1.45 3.25    
             
Bala dep 12.05 2.00 3.35    
Llangower dep 12.20 2.15 3.50    
Llanuwchllyn arr 12.30 2.25 4.00    
             
Please Note:
All trains finish their day's work at Llanuwchllyn. It is therefore
not possible to make a return trip with the last departure from Bala

Cafe and Free Parking at Llanuwchllyn

2016 Fares

Adult Return  £10.50    Family Tickets (return fares)   Click here to book your tickets now
Adult Single  £7.00   1 Adult + 1 Child  £12.50
Senior Citizen's Return £9.50    2 Adults + 2 Children £25.00 
Unaccompanied Child Return  £5.50    Each additional  Child £3.00
Unaccompanied Child Single £3.50    Dogs 
(Guide Dogs free)
£1.00 
Child fares available for children aged 3 - 15 inclusive, under 3's travel for free

Blue Timetable

Llanuwchllyn dep 11.00 12.45 2.20 3.55  
Llangower dep 11.10 12.55 2.30 4.05  
Bala arr 11.25 1.10 2.45 4.20  
             
Bala dep 11.35 1.20 2.55 4.25  
Llangower dep 11.50 1.35 3.10 4.40  
Llanuwchllyn arr 12.00 1.45 3.20 4.55  
             
Please Note:
All trains finish their day's work at Llanuwchllyn. It is therefore
not possible to make a return trip with the last departure from Bala

Cafe and Free Parking at Llanuwchllyn

2016 Fares

Adult Return  £10.50    Family Tickets (return fares)   Click here to book your tickets now
Adult Single  £7.00   1 Adult + 1 Child  £12.50
Senior Citizen's Return £9.50    2 Adults + 2 Children £25.00 
Unaccompanied Child Return  £5.50    Each additional  Child £3.00
Unaccompanied Child Single £3.50    Dogs 
(Guide Dogs free)
£1.00 
Child fares available for children aged 3 - 15 inclusive, under 3's travel for free

Black Timetable

Llanuwchllyn dep 11.30 1.20 4.30 5.30 6.30  
Llangower dep 11.40 1.30 Halloween Trains
Will you be brave
enough to join us?

More information
available soon on our
website
 
Bala arr 11.55 1.45  
    Normal Service  
Bala dep 12.05 2.00  
Llangower dep 12.20 2.15  
Llanuwchllyn arr 12.30 2.25  
               
Please Note:
All trains finish their day's work at Llanuwchllyn. It is therefore
not possible to make a return trip with the last departure from Bala

Cafe and Free Parking at Llanuwchllyn

2016 Fares

Adult Return  £10.50    Family Tickets (return fares)   Click here to book your tickets now
Adult Single  £7.00   1 Adult + 1 Child  £12.50
Senior Citizen's Return £9.50    2 Adults + 2 Children £25.00 
Unaccompanied Child Return  £5.50    Each additional  Child £3.00
Unaccompanied Child Single £3.50    Dogs 
(Guide Dogs free)
£1.00 
Child fares available for children aged 3 - 15 inclusive, under 3's travel for free

Festival of Transport - Green Timetable

    Diesel
Service
              Sunday
Only
Sunday
Only
 
Llanuwchllyn dep 10.15 11.00 11.50 12.40 1.30 2.20 3.10 4.00 4.45 6.30  
Llangower dep 10.25 11.10 12.00 12.50 1.40 2.30 3.20 4.10 4.55 6.40  
Bala arr 10.40 11.25 12.15 1.05 1.55 2.45 3.35 4.25 5.10 6.55  
                         
Bala dep 10.50 11.40 12.30 1.20 2.10 3.00 3.50 4.35 5.20 7.05  
Llangower dep 11.10 12.00 12.50 1.40 2.30 3.20 4.10 4.55 5.35 7.20
Llanuwchllyn arr 11.25 12.15 1.05 1.55 2.45 3.35 4.25 5.10 5.45 7.30  
                         
Please Note:
All trains finish their day's work at Llanuwchllyn. It is therefore
not possible to make a return trip with the last departure from Bala

Cafe and Free Parking at Llanuwchllyn

2016 Fares

Adult Return  £10.50    Family Tickets (return fares)   Click here to book your tickets now
Adult Single  £7.00   1 Adult + 1 Child  £12.50
Senior Citizen's Return £9.50    2 Adults + 2 Children £25.00 
Unaccompanied Child Return  £5.50    Each additional  Child £3.00
Unaccompanied Child Single £3.50    Dogs 
(Guide Dogs free)
£1.00 
Child fares available for children aged 3 - 15 inclusive, under 3's travel for free

Steam Gala - Red Timetables

Friday August 26th

Diesel
Service
             
Llanuwchllyn dep 09.20 11.00 11.35 12.45 2.20 3.55 5.20  
Llangower dep 09.30 11.10 11.45 12.55 2.30 4.05 5.30  
Bala arr 09.45 11.25 12.05 1.10 2.45 4.20 5.45  
                   
Bala dep 09.55 11.35 12.30 1.20 2.55 4.30 5.55  
Llangower dep 10.10 11.50 1.00 1.35 3.10 4.45 6.10
Llanuwchllyn arr 10.20 12.00 1.15 1.45 3.20 4.55 6.20  
                   

Saturday August 27th

Diesel
Service
                 
Llanuwchllyn dep 09.00 10.30 11.15 12.05 12.50 1.45 3.20 4.45 6.25
Llangower dep 09.10 10.40 11.28 12.15 1.04 1.55 3.30 4.55 6.35  
Bala arr 09.25 10.55 11.50 12.30 1.30 2.15 3.45 5.10 6.50  
                       
Bala dep 09.40 11.10 12.00 12.50 1.40 2.25 4.00 5.20 7.00  
Llangower dep 09.55 11.30 12.20 1.10 2.00 2.40 4.15 5.35 7.15
Llanuwchllyn arr 10.05 11.40 12.30 1.20 2.10 2.50 4.25 5.45 7.25  
                       

Sunday August 28th

Diesel
Service
                 
Llanuwchllyn dep 09.00 10.30 11.15 12.05 12.50 1.45 3.20 4.45 6.10
Llangower dep 09.10 10.40 11.28 12.15 1.04 1.55 3.30 4.55 6.20  
Bala arr 09.25 10.55 11.50 12.30 1.30 2.15 3.45 5.10 6.35  
                       
Bala dep 09.40 11.10 12.00 12.50 1.40 2.25 4.00 5.20  
Llangower dep 09.55 11.30 12.20 1.10 2.00 2.40 4.15 5.35  
Llanuwchllyn arr 10.05 11.40 12.30 1.20 2.10 2.50 4.25 5.45  
                       

Monday August 29th

Llanuwchllyn dep 09.20 11.00 11.35 12.45 2.20 3.55  
Llangower dep 09.30 11.10 11.45 12.55 2.30 4.05  
Bala arr 09.45 11.25 12.05 1.10 2.45 4.20  
                 
Bala dep 09.55 11.35 12.30 1.20 2.55 4.30  
Llangower dep 10.10 11.50 1.00 1.35 3.10 4.45
Llanuwchllyn arr 10.20 12.00 1.15 1.45 3.20 4.55  
                 

Special Note: Parking at Llanuwchllyn station will be limited due to the various displays at the station. It is strongly recommended that you start your journeys at Bala and use the Leisure Centre car park or the car park on the B4391, just after turning off the A494 (old mainline station site), both pay & display operated by Gwynedd Council. A free bus service operates at regular intervals to the station. Please allow additional time, last bus leaves approx. 20 mins prior to each train departure from Bala.

2016 Fares

Adult Return  £10.50    Family Tickets (return fares)   Click here to book your tickets now
Adult Single  £7.00   1 Adult + 1 Child  £12.50
Senior Citizen's Return £9.50    2 Adults + 2 Children £25.00 
Unaccompanied Child Return  £5.50    Each additional  Child £3.00
Unaccompanied Child Single £3.50    Dogs 
(Guide Dogs free)
£1.00 
Child fares available for children aged 3 - 15 inclusive, under 3's travel for free