12 November 2018
On Sunday November 11th 2018 at 3pm., a newly-constructed war memorial, funded by the Railway Heritage Trust, was unveiled at Tan y Bwlch Station to commemorate the sacrifices made by FRCo employees. There was a short service of remembrance on site, and a display of items of rolling stock that saw service on the Western Front.
29 October 2018
The revived Steampipes show is returning on 28 November at 6.30pm.
22 October 2018
The Ffestiniog’s main Permanent Way diesel, Harlech Castle, has been undergoing significant maintenance and enhancements over the Summer.
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.
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.
We are one of the shortlisted nominees for the Go 'Magnificent Crowd Puller' award (for events with less than 7.5k visitors) for our recent 'Victorian Weekend' - and also for the Go 'Marketing' Award as part of the @Gr8LittleTrains team... Good Luck everybody..! https://t.co/cu1krPpZ9I— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) November 15, 2018
SANTA TRAINS ARE COMING...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) November 15, 2018
Are you getting excited yet..? WE are - as our first Santa Train is just over three weeks away..!
Don't leave it too late to book your seats though, as they are selling fast...
Go to https://t.co/LcCsAiWT1Y for details of our festive specials... pic.twitter.com/QvonlWcvFO
A CHRISTMAS TREAT...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) November 14, 2018
Christmas is a time for celebration, for sharing, for giving and receiving presents - so our Christmas Pullman Teas provide a luxurious gift for that someone special in your life (or as a relaxing treat for yourself).
Further details @ https://t.co/bXla07R747 pic.twitter.com/DMFQ9npAw7
CHRISTMAS ON THE F&WHR...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) November 12, 2018
Whether it's family fun, a festive treat, a gift for someone special or a scenic steam-hauled train ride - there's something for everyone this Christmas, here at the F&WHR...
Full details of all these - and more - on our website @https://t.co/r5kvrus2i5 pic.twitter.com/nwybLRXxM8
The completed @festrail war memorial, to be dedicated, albeit a bit late, on Sunday. Particular thanks to those who designed and built such a wonderful setting for the plaque, which @RailwayHeritage provided. pic.twitter.com/P5QpqpDX3i— RailwayHeritageTrust (@RailwayHeritage) November 9, 2018
We have had a very busy day in Snowdonia! Year 6 @BlaengarwP and @BetwsSchool have experienced a fantastic 12K mountain hike and a trip on the @festrail. The weather has been favourable overall and behaviour has once again been excellent - looking forward to dinner now! pic.twitter.com/im5jwDxi8V— BetwsPrimarySchool (@BetwsSchool) November 7, 2018
On Sunday, 100 years after the end of the Great War, @festrail will unveil a @RailwayHeritage funded memorial to those of its staff who served and fell in the conflict. Not clear why not done at the time. Here is the base, plaque to be installed on Sunday. #LestWeForget pic.twitter.com/7F3luhTDPo— RailwayHeritageTrust (@RailwayHeritage) November 7, 2018
Have I mentioned that a fab part of my job is meeting #SkillsfortheFuture trainees? I called into @festrail last week & heard how the new trainees are getting on and how they found out about the @heritagelottery opportunity pic.twitter.com/ifkaUDgANQ— Emma Stagg (@EmmaStagg) November 7, 2018
TEN YEARS AGO...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) November 4, 2018
On 4th November 2008, Porthmadog welcomed back a party of Dutch Commandos - to the town and the railway - for a service of thanksgiving and the unveiling of a commemorative plaque at Harbour Station...
More info @ https://t.co/Je4Ts6mDUm pic.twitter.com/HABtEGz7iE
Welsh Highland Railway - there are only two more days with trains through the beautiful Aberglaslyn Pass until February (Santa Trains excepted)... *— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) November 1, 2018
So, don't miss your chance to enjoy a seasonal ride you'll never forget through spectacular Snowdonia...https://t.co/wx8UyzzefN
Ffestiniog Railway - there are just five more days with trains to Blaenau Ffestiniog until March (Boxing Day-New Year's Day excepted)...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) November 1, 2018
So, don't miss your chance to enjoy a seasonal ride you'll never forget through spectacular Snowdonia...