Donating to the Trust

The Trust has launched the Red Dragon Appeal, an incentive-based subscription scheme to help raise money for the Red Dragon Project. Full details can be found on the Appeal page:

However, the Trust always welcomes one-off donation of any amount, which can be made online through PayPal:

If you would like to Gift Aid your donation, please follow the link in the donation receipt email that you receive from PayPal.

To complete a bank transfer, please use the following details:

Bank: CAF Bank:

Sort Code: 40-52-40

Account Number: 00023507.

Beneficiary Name: Bala Lake Railway Trust

Alternatively, if you prefer to donate by cheque, please make it payable to "The Bala Lake Railway Trust" and send it to the following address:

Bala Lake Railway Trust,

c/o The Station,



LL23 7DD

If you wish the Trust to claim Gift Aid on your donation, please download the following form and return it to us:

What Our Supporters Say

“We wish you every success with this wonderful project.”

“Great project and so important to reach the town.”

“Time to complete the original dream of the line promotors and get trains into Bala town.”

“I have been meaning to donate since the excellent Winifred Gala last August so these two sleepers represent my arrears in monthly contribution! It's a really exciting project and I'm 100% behind it!”

“Such a friendly railway that has the local and wider community at heart. Julian, Liz, Rob and all the people we met could not have been more enthusiastic and welcoming. A very worthy project.”

“Really exciting project which will make a difference to the local community and bring alive the heritage of the slate industry and its railways in Wales.”

“This has to be one of the most important railway projects since the rebuilding of the Welsh Highland Railway. Everyone must support it and donate NOW!”

“A pleasure to support this great venture.”

“Good luck with your venture, we look forward to travelling with you! Pob lwc i chi.”