Welcome to the official site of the Friends of Carrog Station


Carrog Station on the Llangollen and Corwen Railway (inc 1860) is set close to the village of Carrog with its 17th century Dee Bridge, river and mountain vistas and traditional Inn.

Meticulously rebuilt by volunteers as it was in the 1950s here you will find Llangollen Railway’s best preserved and authentic station.

Buy your tickets through the original ticket window in the original booking hall and visit our excellent friendly Tea Room which serves a variety of freshly made snacks and homemade cakes, as well as tea, coffee and soft drinks.


When planning your next visit to the Llangollen Railway why not base yourself at Carrog Station taking full advantage of our free car park?


There is plenty for the discerning traveller to do between trains. You can visit the picturesque Carrog Village with its popular Grouse Inn, riverside walks and places of historical interest.

The Dee Valley is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and home to the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct & Canal World Heritage Site.



Books, railwayana and collectables for sale. All funds raised go towards

support and restoration  of 5532 and 80072 steam locomotives. Shops open at  

weekends and some weekdays on running days. Donations of books etc always welcome.

more details here

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The front cover of the 2014 tourism brochure for North East Wales featuring Carrog station. This brochure is available from all UK Tourist Information Centres and also the Exhibition Coach at Llangollen Station.

Download a pdf copy here.

To join the Friends of Carrog Station, please download and print out the above application form.


Download the Carrog VillageTrail here

Map of Carrog and district. Post Code (Zip) for Carrog Station  is LL219BD

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Alongside the Llangollen Railway's Carrog Station was this short length of narrow gauge track (2' gauge) that was offering rides behind 0-4-0 locomotive Iorwerth. This was a freelance build in 2002 by Adam Barber. The boiler dates from the 1950s and was used in a bakery in Bangor and the engine has a single vertical cylinder with flywheel.

© Copyright Chris Allen and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.


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Auto -Train at Carrog during the 150th Anniversary of the Llangollen to Corwen Railway

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Spring Steam Gala – Friday 3rd March 2017


Along Birkenhead Lines Gala – Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th March 2017





















Full details can be found on the Events page of the Llangollen Railway’s website 


This book is now available to buy from Carrog Station Tea Rooms. £30

Carrog Station Tea Rooms is on Facebook.

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5" gauge Holy War next to the prototype!


Bala Lake railway Autumn Steam Gala 2016.


First Spring Gala Visitor Announced

We are pleased to announce that the first visiting guest locomotive for our  'Along Birkenhead Lines' Spring Steam Gala will be  ex-LMS 8F No. 48624.


The 8Fs were one of the most successful locomotive designs of all time and were designed by William Stanier for the London, Midland & Scottish Railway. The design was chosen by the War Department for large scale production in the Second World War and eventually 852 members of the class were built. The 8Fs were no strangers around the Wirral and North-East Wales during the 1950s and 1960s, including hauling heavy goods train up the notoriously steep climb to the nearby Brymbo steelworks.  In 1967, a now long scrapped member of the class, No.48697, hauled the final passenger train through Llangollen on an enthusiasts railtour.


No. 48624 is unique in preservation in that it is the only surviving example built at Southern Railway, being completed as part of the War Effort in 1943 at Ashford Works. The locomotive is normally based on the Great Central Railway in Leicestershire.


Further exciting locomotive announcements will be coming very soon!

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