Brecon Mountain Railway

Discover Brecon Mountain Railway

The Brecon Mountain Railway is one of “The Great Little Trains of Wales”.  So take a journey following part of the route of the original Brecon to Merthyr railway.

What is it?

Heritage Narrow Gauge Steam Railway

Who’s it for?

Everyone – Families, Groups, Schools, Holiday Makers and Enthusiasts 

Where is it?

Sign posted from the A465 and A470 near Merthyr Tydfil – follow the Mountain Railway signs and symbols


  • Vintage Steam Train
  • Beautiful views travelling through Brecon Beacons National Park
  • Restoration and Workshop
  • Gift Shop/Licensed Tearooms
  • Childrens Play Area, Picnic Areas and scenic walks

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