05 September 2017
Ex Penrhyn Quarry mainline class Hunslet Blanche has been absent from operations since May 2016 when she was dismantled for the obligatory 10 year boiler inspection and retube. With help at Young Volunteers Week at the beginning of August, Blanche is beginning to look like a loco again.
27 June 2017
Continuing progress on the reactivation of Welsh Pony, with a significant milestone of the boiler in the frames. Further funding is required.
See further details here.
20 May 2017
Our regular scribe, Ron Walker, reports on further drains activity, in Tan y Bwlch and Minffordd.
27 April 2017
The frames ready for rewheeling, the tender nearly complete and the boiler hydraulically tested. See the report for the update.
26 April 2017
A quick peak inside the carriage shed, viewing some of the current work underway.
02 April 2017
First visitors for the Quirks and Curiosities event at the end of April. And some highlights of the weekend.
17 March 2017
Latest report from the Drains Gang, out in all weathers. This time, taking a train up the line to collect and drop off items, as well as covering pipes with ballast. Report here.
16 March 2017
The latest update from the £170,000 project to restore Welsh Pony to steam.
The update shows the nearly complete boiler, tender and further work on the new frames.
6th Oct 2017
The Ffestiniog Railway is a living museum. We have been running passenger trains since Victorian times and many of those older vehicles have been lovingly preserved, so what better way to show them off than to have a weekend dedicated to that wonderful era?
For public events on the Ffestiniog Railway, click here.
You may have a local area group with regular meetings, click here.
For member events, working parties and area group meetings, click here.
Victorian Weekend 6-8th October Join in the nostagia, dress up or just soack up the atmosphere. More info here… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…
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