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COAL TRAIN WEEKEND

SUNDAY 1ST AND
MONDAY 2ND MAY 2022

EVENT INFORMATION

 

The South Wales Valleys were built on coal, and its railways (including ours) were no exception. Join us as we relive their heyday, with regular demonstration coal trains running alongside passenger services.

LOCOMOTIVES IN OPERATION

Hunslet Works No.1873 "Jessie" 0-6-0ST

Andrew Barclay Works No.1219 "Caledonian Works" 0-4-0ST

Hunslet Works No. 3839 "Wimblebury" 0-6-0ST

SERVICE INFORMATION

On our mainline, our recently refreshed rake of British Railway Mark ones will operate regular services between Furnace Sidings, Big Pit Halt, Whistle Inn Halt and Blaenavon High Level via Coed Avon. Demonstration coal trains will also operate between passenger services throughout the day, allowing a glimpse into our line's past.

For the full timetable, please see the icon below!

TICKET PRICES

Key: ADV (advance) | OTD (on the day)

Family (2 adults and 2 children) Rover: £30 (ADV) | £32.50 (OTD)

Adult Rover: £13 (ADV) £14.50 (OTD)

Senior Rover: £12.50 (ADV) £14 (OTD)

Child (4 +) Rover: £6.50 (ADV) | £7.50 (OTD)

Carers and Children (0 - 3): Free

Dogs also travel for free - just please keep them off the seats!

Please note that all advance fares are subject to a small booking fee paid directly to our ticketing partner, TicketSource.
 

GWENT RESIDENTS DISCOUNT

 

To encourage our neighbours to connect with their heritage, we are offering all Gwent residents 25% off their tickets for this event when purchased in advance online. To redeem, simply enter the code GWENTCOAL2022 when checking out via our ticketing provider, TicketSource.

DISCOUNT TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Applies to residents living in the local authorities of Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Monmouthshire, Newport and Caerphilly.

  • Valid during the 2022 Coal Train Weekend event on Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd May 2022 only.

  • Discount applies to tickets purchased in advance via our official ticketing provider TicketSource only and is not valid for on the day sales. 

  • Proof of address will be requested when checking in.

  • All tickets sold subject to the general terms and conditions of the Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway Company (1983) Limited, operators of the Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway (marketed as Blaenavon's Heritage Railway) - find out more here.

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