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
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
Over the winter of 2014-15, one of the major projects was the replacement of the bottom end pointwork and point motors, along with trackwork.
Over the winter of 2014-15, one of the major projects was the replacement of the bottom end pointwork and point motors, along with trackwork. This expensive project was aided by a grant of £57,000 from the Society
£91,000 from the Society made the construction of Super Saloon Carriage 121 possible.
Carriage 121 was the second Super Saloon constructed. Entirely funded by the FRS including bogies, the carriage encompasses heating and double glazing and spacious seating. The carriage entered traffic in May 2012 after £91,000 from the Society
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
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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.
NEW SUMMER HAMPER OPTIONS…— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) August 21, 2023
We have new hampers available for you to book!
Please Note: Our hampers must be booked in advance at the time of booking tickets, with any dietary requirements noted at time of booking.
Hamper options available here: https://t.co/4K37DVoYtT pic.twitter.com/YeahB9wbli
OPSIYNAU HAMPER HAF NEWYDD…— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) August 21, 2023
Mae gennym ni hamperi newydd ar gael i chi archebu!
Sylwch: Rhaid archebu ein hamperi ymlaen llaw ar adeg archebu tocynnau, gan nodi unrhyw ofynion dietegol wrth archebu.
Opsiynau hamper ar gael yma: https://t.co/4K37DVoYtT pic.twitter.com/S1WyPZuW9I
RhFf YN YSBRYDOLI PEDWARAWD UKELELE...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) August 14, 2023
Mae gitarydd @RichardDurrantX wedi ysgrifennu pedwarawd Ukulele ar ôl ei daith trên i Dan y Bwlch!
Bydd yn perfformio yn Neuadd Penrhyn, Bangor (23ain o Fedi) ac yn cynnal gweithdy ym Mhorthaethwy (24ain o Fedi)!https://t.co/mZkPriSAR2
FR TRIP INSPIRES A UKELELE QUARTET…— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) August 14, 2023
Guitarist @RichardDurrantX recently wrote a Ukulele quartet inspired by his train trip to Tan y Bwlch!
He will perform at Penrhyn Hall, Bangor on the 23rd Sep and host a workshop at Menai Bridge on the 24th of Sep!https://t.co/mZkPriSAR2