25 September 2018
Highlights of the annual display of Victorian equipment 5-7 October.
11 August 2018
Refurbishing of original buildings in Boston Lodge, to preserve for the future.
18 June 2018
A recent shuffle in the carriage shed has seen carriage 22 replaced by 21 in the paint shop.
07 May 2018
15 visiting Hunslets to join the 5 resident at the Ffestiniog – a weekend to remember!
12 April 2018
After the success of our event last year, we are holding a “Join the F&WHR Volunteers” weekend, when you can visit us on Saturday 21st or Sunday 22nd April and we will take you behind the scenes, show you what you can do and to answer all of your questions. There will be something that appeals to everyone and if you are not sure, we will let you have a go…
29 March 2018
As the Earl of Merioneth heads into the retirement, the last trains will be on Sunday 8th April 2018, see the Ffestiniog Railway website for details.
Keep an eye on the roster – it is currently still in service and expected to be running over Easter Weekend.
27 February 2018
A short glimpse into some of the diesels at Boston Lodge, including the return to use of Harold.
11 January 2018
New points are being fitted in the main yard at Boston Lodge. These were delivered before Christmas, having been paid for out of a Ffestiniog Railway Society grant.
29 December 2017
Following work on both Ladies, the two sisters were reunited for the Christmas week trains, commencing Boxing Day, handling 8-carr trains each day. Including, on 29th December, when the weather conditions were somewhat wintry.
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...or even - One and a Half weeks to go..!— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) September 24, 2018
VICTORIAN VINTAGE WEEKEND— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) September 24, 2018
Two and half weeks to go...
More details now available - Daily Timetable Highlights, Ticketing arrangements and Booking Form have been added to our website for you to download @ https://t.co/tAMQsDl4km pic.twitter.com/f40c83iMut
'VICTORIAN WEEKEND'...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) September 20, 2018
Friday 5th - Sunday 7th October
Three weeks to go till our Victorian-themed Vintage Weekend - so here are the timetables for passenger trains running during the event ... Advance tickets are now available. More info @ https://t.co/rBnGtJ9Gdi pic.twitter.com/5XlaW8oZCN
PLEASE NOTE: This afternoon's train services on the Ffestiniog Railway are running behind schedule, due to the weather conditions and signalling problems..— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) September 20, 2018
In addition, Tan-y-Bwlch café will be closing early - at 15:00 - today...
We apologise for any inconvenience caused... pic.twitter.com/zxGG4ysG5j
ADVANCE WARNING... This Sunday, 16th September, the main road across the Cob - and outside Harbour Station - will be closed from 08:00-16:00 for the annual 'Ras y Cob' events. Visitors travelling from the South and East of ... (continued @ https://t.co/rapAHOaqvJ) pic.twitter.com/LXOEcM6FNr— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) September 13, 2018
This weekend - Super Power - Celebrating the 21st anniversary of the commencement of services between Caernarfon and Dinas beginning the rebirth of the Welsh Highland Railway. Will you be there? pic.twitter.com/mWkLQ3PC8a— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) September 12, 2018
Our 2019 Rail Holidays of the World Brochure is now available, featuring up to 40 escorted rail tours to destinations around the globe. Enjoy a 'great holiday read' by ordering a printed copy here https://t.co/rmpzivi20L Book a tour online at https://t.co/5terW9Yzhx pic.twitter.com/C1HFquVd3L— Ffestiniog Travel (@FfestiniogTrvl) September 5, 2018
Her Majesty has travelled in both newly built and restored carriages from @festrail Boston Lodge Works carriage shop, funded by @heritagelottery grant. Here's the current new build Pullman Observation Car, well under way. pic.twitter.com/MqrSYwcBhw— Gwion2000 (@Taliesin2000) September 9, 2018
Looking back on the holidays i have taken this year, and having a soft spot for steam trains and landscapes, my trip to @visitwales @visitnorthwales @festrail is the holiday that i have enjoyed the most. pic.twitter.com/q7K1qR2gOS— Northern Photos (@Northernphotouk) September 4, 2018
Looking good - a new carriage for our 'heritage' fleet, built by volunteers... https://t.co/q3epbdI197— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) September 4, 2018
DISABLED ACCESS REINSTATED AT CAERNARFON...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) September 4, 2018
Following completion of the scheduled work, a level access entrance is now available by the 'castle' end of the new coach bay. The route to and from the platform is now formed of smooth tarmac, replacing the previous gravel surface. pic.twitter.com/jmqcHLzs0u