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
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
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
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
Lilla returned to traffic with a brand new boiler, thanks to the sterling efforts of the Lilla Group raising £42,286
Lilla returned to traffic in 2008 with a brand new (Boston Lodge-built) boiler, thanks to the sterling efforts of the Lilla Group raising £42,286 through the FR Society. Another £22,000 was raised to fund a chassis overhaul in 2015
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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.
EASTER - FOOTPLATE RIDES...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) April 18, 2019
UPDATE >>> 'Linda' now confirmed as the footplate loco in Porthmadog..!
With the Bank Holiday weekend just a few days away, we've arranged footplate rides as an Easter treat for our visitors.
More information @ https://t.co/F8Nh7x3ejX pic.twitter.com/079M1md44A
09:15 from Boston Lodge— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) April 18, 2019
Meillionen (no longer Forest Campsite) to Rhyd Ddu one-way fare is currently £6.16 ...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) April 18, 2019
Recommend you phone the Booking Office (01766 516024) if we can help with further information.
What an absolutely fantastic day our team had @festrail and huge thanks to Kaz and all the team! Huge thanks to omotolani Somoye @64125Omotolani and @GwyneddAfrica @UzoIwobi @iolanda_banu @BHMWales @CJsNation @Writing_Reflex @AliAbdi_ @BAMECymruElders @ClpwW @ pic.twitter.com/gi0k8ALsPt— Race Council Cymru (@rcccymru) April 18, 2019
Appeal to raise £30,000 to fund the return of the pioneering diesel locomotive.
Help restore it to operating condition 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.
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