The Llangollen Railway hosts it's annual Autumn Steam Gala over 3 days in October. The theme for this Gala has been entitled 'Along South Western Lines'. With 2017 marking the 50th anniversary since the end of Steam on the Southern Region, this year’s event includes historic steam locomotives from the old Southern Railway as well as the Great Western Railway. Guest Engine's announced are: Ex-SR Battle of Britain Class, No 34053 'Sir Keith Park' - with thanks to Southern Locomotive Ltd and the Severn Valley Railway. Ex-GWR Heavy Freight Class, No 2807 - with thanks to the Cotswold Steam Preservation Ltd. The guest engines will run alongside the railway's home fleet. Attractions: The main highlights of the gala are due to include: Intensive timetable over all three days. Autotrains with GWR Pannier No.6430 Demonstration parcel loading at Berwyn.