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Mountaineer Cob Pull Competition

Mountaineer Cob Pull Competition

On Saturday the 27th of August, between 07:00 and 8:45, the Alco will be pulled by up to 20 willing volunteers from the point blade tips at Boston Lodge Pen Cob to the Platform 1 yellow train stop maker at Porthmadog. Guess how long this will take (closest to the actual time wins) and have the opportunity to win a set of 5 pieces of Alco merchandise, options include cap, badge, sweatshirt, hoodie, print of Alco and sister loco at Minffordd, polo shirt and t shirt (all available separately for everyone who doesn’t win!).

The cost of each ticket is a mere £12.65, all proceeds going to the Rebuild the Alco fund held by the Ffestiniog Railway Society.

Submitting a guess and payment details are here.


Victorian Weekend, October 2016 Mini Gallery

Merddin Emrys and the Colonel Stephens train
Merddin and Taliesin at Minffordd
Trains pass at Tan y Bwlch
Palmerston Welsh Highland
Princess and Palmerston
Prince on Whistling Curve