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
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
£260,000 project to restore large England Welsh Pony to steam
Specific fundraising for the project to complete this ‘unfinished business’ of restoring large England Welsh Pony to steam after nearly 80 years. With the project launched in 2013 in tribute to long time General Manager Allan Garraway. Over £260,000 was raised by members and supporters with a first steaming in June 2020
Over the winter of 2014-15, one of the major projects was the replacement of the bottom end pointwork and point motors, along with trackwork.
Over the winter of 2014-15, one of the major projects was the replacement of the bottom end pointwork and point motors, along with trackwork. This expensive project was aided by a grant of £57,000 from the Society
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
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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.
SWYDDI NEWYDD AR GAEL YNG NGWEITHDAI BOSTON LODGE…— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) June 27, 2022
Rydym yn edrych am Ffiter Cynhaliaeth ac Saer Cerbydau / Saer Coed.
Mae'r ddwy rôl hyn yn swyddi parhaol, llawn amser.
Mae rhagor o wybodaeth a ffurflenni cais am y ddwy rôl ar gael yma; https://t.co/De2x7typp3 pic.twitter.com/vVzWqNyYJM
NEW JOB OPPORTUNITIES AT BOSTON LODGE WORKS…— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) June 27, 2022
We are on the lookout for a Maintenance Fitter and a Carriage Joiner / Woodworker.
Both of these roles are permanent, full time positions.
Further information on these roles can be found here; https://t.co/De2x7tgO0t pic.twitter.com/NM6JiOJdbw
LIMITED EDITION 'PURPLE' FR BUG BOXES ON SALE NOW…— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) June 23, 2022
We’re selling two types of FR Bug Boxes to commemorate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
These are limited in stock as we only have 36 of each.
Available in our shop and on our website; https://t.co/aLz2d79GXK pic.twitter.com/Bwi7sGpY9P
07 June 2022
The Boston Lodge Interpretation and Development Project fundraising appeal to support the National Heritage Lottery...