Gives parents the opportunity to have a relaxing time at the cafe, whilst children can play alongside with a view of the passing trains.
A new purpose built play area was installed at Tan y Bwlch in time for Easter 2011, at a cost of £21,900, to give parents the opportunity to have a relaxing time at the cafe whilst children can play alongside with a view of the passing trains
A legacy from long-time volunteer Cyril Barnett supported the provision of a fully equipped workshop.
Using a legacy from long-time S&T volunteer Cyril Barnett and additional general funds to a total of £280,000, the construction and fitting out of a fully equipped workshop for use by the outdoor engineering department. The largest project we have funded to date
Original George England loco Prince was to be a fundamental part of the 150th celebrations of steam in 2013.
Original George England loco Prince was to be a fundamental part of the 150th celebrations of steam in 2013. In preparation for this, two years of fundraising resulted in £67,000 to pay for the overhaul in time for the celebrations
Only possible due to £200,000 fundraised by members.
A major fundraising initiative over five years to provide 1992-built double fairlie David Lloyd George with new piston-valve power bogies, at a cost of £200,000. This is only possible due to the fundraising by members and general donations received
Major investment by the Society to enable the continuing use of the slate wagon fleet.
Major investment by the Society to enable the continuing use of the slate wagon fleet, whilst also providing parts for further wagons to be restored. This has included the purchase of new wheels and axles and couplings, along with the machining required. The work has enabled 60 slate wagons to be part of the operational fleet
Currently we are facing one of its greatest challenges for survival due to COVID-19. See the Appeal below.
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Go to our membership page to see the full range of activities and benefits.
Donations and legacies gifted to the Ffestiniog Railway help it make improvements and complete special projects. Your support could help support locomotives, carriages, buildings or facilities for passengers, along with projects to preserve and enhance the railway’s unique heritage.
A range of completed projects, part of the £1.3m raised by the Society over the last 10 years, is shown in the gallery above.
THE 'BEST 100 PHOTOS OF THE 1990s'...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) May 30, 2020
We will soon launch a new campaign and therefore welcome anyone who has photos of our Railway in the 1990s to send them to email@example.com along with a caption.
Thanks to everyone who has sent in their Railway photos of the 1990s. pic.twitter.com/8EqVBM9kGJ
THE 'BEST 100 PHOTOS OF THE 1990s'...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) May 27, 2020
It's been over 2 weeks since we launched our 'Best 100 Photos of the 1990s' campaign.
Take a look at some of the highlights!
Send in your 'Best Photos of the 1990s' with captions to firstname.lastname@example.org pic.twitter.com/9OWnNLQYew
Emergency joint appeal to ensure the survival of the Railway during the current unprecedented challenge.
27 May 2020
Due to the COVID19 restrictions, notice of the online AGM to be held this...