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The Rhiw Valley Light Railway is located south-west of Welshpool between the villages of Berriew and Manafon. It was built to a 15” gauge in 1970 by the late Jack Woodroffe and runs for approximately 0.75 mile round Lower House Farm alongside the river. Rhiw Valley is run on a strictly “not for profit” basis with all donations and entrance fees being spent on developing and maintaining the railways infrastructure and rolling stock. It currently has three engines – a steam tank engine, a steam tender engine and a diesel shunter. The Railway is not open to the public on a daily basis but does have for Open Days from May until October. Trains run from noon until 5pm and visitors are welcome to picnic in the garden or grounds.