Hay Railway station

Hay Railway station

artist's illustration of the old horsedrawn tram

artist's illustration of the old horsedrawn tram

Hays' Historic Railway


4.8km /3m /60-90 mins.
Starts and ends at Hay Cheese Market, HR3 5AF.

This tour follows a flat route, mainly across footpaths and meadows, taking in the old railway line, with information about Hay Railway Station and the services that used to underpin life in the town (coal yard, gasworks and transportation).

Hay Railway provided a vibrancy to life and trade in the town from 1864 - 1962, it was preceded by a horse-drawn tramway that opened in 1816 and ran from Brecon to Kington, via Eardisley (where the Tram Inn still exists today).

The tour includes local stories, information about Hay Bridge(s) and the barge-building yard, as well as the former ferry jetty and the Eye Well. The route was devised in partnership with the Warren Conservation Trust

Whenever possible the tour will also include a visit to the working model of Hay Railway Station, which has been carefully restored by Hay Model Railway Group.

To book this tour please email: alan.j.nicholls@btinternet.com

Adults – £5.00
Children aged u16 free with an adult