GWENT RESIDENTS GET 25% OFF COAL TRAIN WEEKEND TICKETS WHEN BOOKING IN ADVANCE ONLINE


Black with yellow bumblebee liveried steam locomotive Jessie sits in front of the former washery tower in Furnace Sidings yard. In the foreground two volunteers dressed in black overalls clean the locomotives, with a grey coal train wagon in front of the camera bearing a plate stating '16T, B279714'
Gwent residents enjoy 25% off Coal Train Weekend tickets when purchasing in advance online.

On Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd May 2022 our Coal Train Weekend returns for the first time in three years. To help our neighbours connect with their heritage, we're offering them 25% off their tickets when booking in advance online.


The South Wales Valleys were developed on the back of the coal industry, with the railways playing a fundamental role in enabling their industrialisation. Our Coal Train Weekend celebrates this heyday, with three steam locomotives (Hunslet Works No.1873 "Jessie" 0-6-0ST; Andrew Barclay Works No.1219 "Caledonian Works" 0-4-0ST; and Hunslet Works No. 3839 'Wimblebury' 0-6-0ST) operating both regular passenger and demonstration coal trains,


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. Full terms and conditions are set out below.


For more information, please visit our dedicated event page here. Tickets are available to purchase through our official ticketing provider, TicketSource at https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/pbrailway/coal-train-weekend-steam-ride-all-day/e-kxrlzx

GWENT COAL TRAIN RESIDENTS 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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