Installation of semaphore signalling, the magnificent result of a call out to members.
The call went out to members to support the installation of heritage signalling features as part of the rebuilding of Porthmadog Harbour Station. The response was magnificent with £68,000 being raised to support the installation of semaphore signalling and the associated features
£91,000 from the Society made the construction of Super Saloon Carriage 121 possible.
Carriage 121 was the second Super Saloon constructed. Entirely funded by the FRS including bogies, the carriage encompasses heating and double glazing and spacious seating. The carriage entered traffic in May 2012 after £91,000 from the Society
A major initiative to enhance the first class interior of Ffestiniog Railway carriages. An appeal went out to Life members realising over £40,000 including Gift Aid.
A major initiative to improve the visitor experience by enhancing the first class interior of Ffestiniog Railway carriages. An appeal went out to Life members which realised over £40,000 including Gift Aid, which was used to refurbish and improve the interiors of existing First class carriages, with purpose made moquette, as well as ensuring new observation carriages 100 and 102 were fitted to the highest standards
Carriage 103, the first carriage of a new Super Saloon design, has bigger windows, better access, double glazing and improved bogies.
Carriage 103 was the first carriage of a new Super Saloon design with a longer length, bigger windows, better access, double glazing and heating along with improved bogies. Funded with £86,128 from the FR Society, it entered service in February 2010
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
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When you join the Ffestiniog Railway Society, you become not just a supporter of the oldest independent railway in the world, you become part of national network of like-minded enthusiasts.
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.
SPOONER'S UPDATE - We have now been informed that the café will not open until 10:00 on Saturday 12th January... pic.twitter.com/8owLiFyc6O— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) January 11, 2019
APOLOGIES FOR THE SHORT NOTICE, but...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) January 10, 2019
We regret that there will be no Hot Food available after 15:30 tomorrow (Friday 11th January). Spooner's Bar will be open as usual until midnight...
The kitchens will be back in action from 09:00 on Saturday 12th January... pic.twitter.com/bCLgSCsEao
F&WHR ON THE ROAD...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) January 10, 2019
Our publicity team are off to Manchester next week for the Caravan & Motorhome Show at EventCity.
If you're at the show (or in the area) come and see us on Stand 3-128 - we'd love to see you there..!https://t.co/pxGH1qyi1x pic.twitter.com/HEDUiG43v1
DELICIOUS CARVERY - EVERY SUNDAY through January and February... Join us between 12:00 and 15:00 for a tasty 'Winter Warming' Carvery. Enjoy a choice of succulent roast meats with fresh seasonal vegetables and all the trimmings. More info @https://t.co/sN2JDHuJsS pic.twitter.com/3O85WEVj1t— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) January 10, 2019
Major appeal to raise £150,000 to fund the return to steam of this iconic original England loco that has not run since the 1930s.
Help restore it to traffic here.
Working on our famous railway is the most rewarding way to spend your time. Learn new skills, make lifelong friends and enjoy the stunning Snowdonia scenery.
Find out more about your new hobby here.