The GRPS actively supports the Gwili Railway Company to develop, run and maintain steam railway services on a part of the former GWR Aberystwyth to Carmarthen branch line. Our base is at Bronwydd Arms Station just to the north of Carmarthen in beautiful West Wales. The Society raises money to support projects, provides facilities for the volunteers who man the services and provides amenities for our visitors. Society volunteers also ensure that trackwork, buildings, locomotives and rolling stock are maintained.
GWILI RAILWAY EMERGENCY FUND
Support Gwili Railway - become a member of the GRPS
Support the Gwili Railway and join the GRPS. As well as helping to keep our fabulous trains running, members get discounted travel on the railway.
To join, just fill in the form.
Adult / Oedolyn: £18
Joint / Ar y Cyd, (i.e. Member & Partner): £24
Family / Teulu: (i.e. Member, Partner & up to 2 Children): £26
Junior or Student / Myfyriwr : £7.50
Adult / Oedolyn: £90
Joint / Ar y Cyd: £120
Family / Teulu: £130
The Society publishes a monthly e-mail Volunteer Newsletter (VNL) and the Gwili Messenger twice yearly, keeping members up to date with developments.
Members also qualify for Concessionary travel on the Gwili Railway.
Regular Induction days are held and we have a dedicated Induction Officer leading these. When you visit on one of these days you will receive a guided tour of the Railway, visit the Departments involved and be treated to a ‘Trip along the Line’.
Download the ‘Trip along the Line’ leaflet for more details.
The Committee of the GRPS
The current committee of the Gwili Railway Preservation Society is:
Chairman & Volunteer News Letter (VNL) Editor: John Gurmin**
Vice Chairman & 300 Club Secretary: Emlyn Wright
General Secretary: Rev. Dr. Ian Morris
Membership Secretary: Tony Brown
Treasurer: Dave Johnson
Editor, Gwili Messenger: Scott Artus
HRA Liaison Officer: Tony Smith**
Volunteer Co-ordinator: Phil Ware
Deputy Chair & Social Secretary: Christine Harrison
David Harrison and Sue Ware are also members of the committee.
** Denotes GRPS representatives at the Gwili Railway Company Board meetings.
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