The Fairbourne Steam Railway is connected to Fairborne railway station, which is served by Transport for Wales trains from Machynlleth and Pwllheli. From Machynlleth, the journey to Fairbourne takes just under an hour and there are five daily services on weekdays. From Pwllheli, the journey takes an hour and a half and there are also five daily weekday services.
The Fairbourne Railway is a wonderful slice of Cumbrian transport history. The 2-mile narrow-gauge railway runs along the stunning Cumbrian coastline from Fairborne to Barmouth, at the mouth of the River Mawddach. At Barmouth, you can stop and enjoy a drink at the Harbour View Café and catch a ferry across the estuary to the town. There, you’ll find the stunning Abermaw beach, delightful walking trails and quaint pubs to enjoy a well-earned drink.
Find out more about the Fairbourne Railway on their website.
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Staff Help notes|
Help provided by on train staff.
|Customer help points||Available|
|Everyday||Open 24 hours|
|Carpark operator||Local Authority|
|Car parking spaces||10|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Unavailable|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Step-free access||Part of station|
|Step-free access notes|
No wheelchair access. Platform access ramp steeper than 1:12
Nearest fully accessible station - Barmouth
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Unavailable|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|