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
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
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
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
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
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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.
‘TRAINING & EVENTS SUPERVISOR’ JOB OPPORTUNITY…— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) July 29, 2022
The ‘Training and Events Supervisor’ will enable the development of skills and knowledge for volunteers and visitors, essential to delivering the NLHF heritage engineering projects.
Full details here: https://t.co/NyFjEoiSIR pic.twitter.com/s0wtD5pXma
SWYDD AGORED ‘GORUCHWYLIWR HYFFORDDIANT A DIGWYDDIADAU’…— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) July 29, 2022
Bydd yr ymgeisydd llwyddianus yn datblygu sgiliau a gwybodaeth ar gyfer gwirfoddolwyr ac ymwelwyr, rhan hanfodol o gyflawni prosiectau peirianneg treftadaeth y CTLG yn Boston Lodge.
Manylion: https://t.co/NyFjEoiSIR pic.twitter.com/0rJnLDvJNT
NG/G16 No.87.— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) July 22, 2022
Entered service in 2009 - painted Aircraft Grey
Repainted 2010 - Midnight Blue
Repainted 2020 - SAR Black
'GARRATTS' A 'KALAHARIS' RHEILFFORDD UCHELDIR CYMRU...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) July 18, 2022
Dyma un i'r rhai sy’n caru ein hinjans 'Garratt'!
Dyma lyfr sy'n disgrifio tarddiad y locomotifau unigryw 'Garratts' a 'Kalahari' ym Mhrydain, Ewrop a hemisffer y de.
Archebwch o flaen llaw yma; https://t.co/IfNOTbpH3N
29 July 2022
Before commencing the dismantling for overhaul, a last chance to see Mountaineer, being pulled across...
07 June 2022
The Boston Lodge Interpretation and Development Project fundraising appeal to support the National Heritage Lottery...