COAL TRAIN WEEKEND
SUNDAY 1ST AND
MONDAY 2ND MAY 2022
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
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!
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.