Bala Lake Railway

Gauge: 1ft 11½in (600mm)

The Bala Lake Railway is a modern heritage railway opening in 1972. It is built on part of the trackbed of the former standard gauge railway from Ruabon to Barmouth, and runs for 4½ miles alongside Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake) from Llanuwchllyn to the outskirts of Bala.

Number / NameManufacturerTypeNotes
WinifredHunslet Engine Co. No.364 of 18850-4-0ST
George BHunslet Engine Co. No.680 of 18980-4-0ST
NestaHunslet Engine Co. No.704 of 18990-4-0ST
Holy WarHunslet Engine Co. No.779 of 19020-4-0ST
AliceHunslet Engine Co. No.822 of 19040-4-0ST
Maid MarionHunslet Engine Co. No.704 of 18990-4-0ST
TriassicPeckett No.1270 of 19110-6-0ST
Bob DaviesBaguley Drewery No.7804wDM
ChilmarkRuston & Hornsby No.194771 of 19394wDM
Lady MadcapRuston & Hornsby No.283512 of 19494wDM
MeirionneddSevern-Lamb No.22 of 1973Bo-Bo

Note: Works plates were changed between locomotives during repairs and consequently they ended their lives with not necessarily the correct ones. Plate 44370 in the collection ended up fitted to Hummy.

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MIS035.33 adult return Bala Llanuwchllyn 13160 MIS035-33.jpg Bala Lake Railway
MIS035.34 adult return Bala Llanuwchllyn 13161 MIS035-34.jpg Bala Lake Railway
MIS035.35 adult return Bala Llanuwchllyn 33340 MIS035-35.jpg Bala Lake Railway
MIS035.36 adult return Bala Llanuwchllyn 33341 MIS035-36.jpg Bala Lake Railway