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
Flagship Double Fairlie locomotive Merddin Emrys returned to service in 2005 after a complete overhaul including new power bogies.
Flagship Double Fairlie locomotive Merddin Emrys returned to service in 2005 after £185,012 from the Society. This included the external overhaul and repairs to the boiler and the construction of two new power bogies in Boston Lodge Works
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
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
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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.
NEW SUMMER HAMPER OPTIONS…— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) August 21, 2023
We have new hampers available for you to book!
Please Note: Our hampers must be booked in advance at the time of booking tickets, with any dietary requirements noted at time of booking.
Hamper options available here: https://t.co/4K37DVoYtT pic.twitter.com/YeahB9wbli
OPSIYNAU HAMPER HAF NEWYDD…— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) August 21, 2023
Mae gennym ni hamperi newydd ar gael i chi archebu!
Sylwch: Rhaid archebu ein hamperi ymlaen llaw ar adeg archebu tocynnau, gan nodi unrhyw ofynion dietegol wrth archebu.
Opsiynau hamper ar gael yma: https://t.co/4K37DVoYtT pic.twitter.com/S1WyPZuW9I
RhFf YN YSBRYDOLI PEDWARAWD UKELELE...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) August 14, 2023
Mae gitarydd @RichardDurrantX wedi ysgrifennu pedwarawd Ukulele ar ôl ei daith trên i Dan y Bwlch!
Bydd yn perfformio yn Neuadd Penrhyn, Bangor (23ain o Fedi) ac yn cynnal gweithdy ym Mhorthaethwy (24ain o Fedi)!https://t.co/mZkPriSAR2
FR TRIP INSPIRES A UKELELE QUARTET…— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) August 14, 2023
Guitarist @RichardDurrantX recently wrote a Ukulele quartet inspired by his train trip to Tan y Bwlch!
He will perform at Penrhyn Hall, Bangor on the 23rd Sep and host a workshop at Menai Bridge on the 24th of Sep!https://t.co/mZkPriSAR2