£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
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
New points funded by the Society costing £50,000
The Society funded new sets of points on the fan into the main yard at Boston Lodge as part of the improvements, costing £50,000
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
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
Currently we are facing one of its greatest challenges for survival due to COVID-19. See the Appeal below.
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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.
No, it's not possible - but here are a couple of photos... pic.twitter.com/yMsnFjjZU9— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) December 8, 2021
SANTA'S CHRISTMAS CARRIAGE GROTTO - we've added an extra day to Santa's stay..!— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) December 8, 2021
Santa will now be in his magical Grotto at Harbour Station on December 18th 19th 22nd & 23rd
Tickets can be booked online @ https://t.co/LmVERHjwZe or by calling our Booking Office on 01766 516024. pic.twitter.com/iMR2hY5O3o
Our Santa Trains are filling fast. In fact we only have seats left for trains on December 12th & 22nd.— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) December 7, 2021
So, don't delay if you want to enjoy the festive fun - book your seats today to avoid disappointment. Full information and online booking available @ https://t.co/0ZrYmPtPiJ pic.twitter.com/yiLOWJdNuS
Visit our webshop for further details on individual models and to order online - https://t.co/obezBMXzdl— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) November 25, 2021
Running videos for each model also feature in the webshop description for the individual locomotives, so you can easily see their quality and impressive accuracy.
Emergency joint appeal to ensure the survival of the Railway during the current unprecedented challenge.