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Today the  line runs from  Llanuwchllyn, to the outskirts of Bala 4½ miles away.   The smaller scale of the railway's operation, of the old buildings and locomotives means the railway has all the charm of the old fashioned narrow gauge railway. When you visit , have a chat with the staff and volunteeres and you might be able to visit the signal box and loco shed/workshop. There are going to be even more wonderful engines at Bala soon!


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Maid Marian

Holy War


Lady Madcap



The Bala Lake Railway

' It's always great to meet you at Alice Gala Events, teling stories, cartooning and signing books.. and I hope you like my ever changing cartoon model railway ! ' Pauline

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 Listen out for the clickety clacks on the track as you go over each fishplate

Alice and Maid Marian



Faces made at saddletank studios  by Pauline

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Great fun driving Alice with help and advice from Julian Birley,  owner of Alice and Winifred, who supplied the information for the first 3 story books.


The home of Alice and Winifred