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Articles

Here’s a collection of articles about the Ffestiniog Railway Society’s work. They can be linked to pages and items around the site but are have a distinct place within the navigation.

Welsh Pony February 2016 Update

12 February 2016

An update covering progress on some of the major items to date, including chassis, boiler and tender.

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Tan y Bwlch Road Bridge Waterproofing

27 January 2016

An overview of the working party to ensure the bridge remains in top condition

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Boston Lodge Volunteer Projects

18 October 2015

Some of the recent volunteer activity in the works

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Rhiw Goch Recladding

20 August 2015

Some views from the June working party to replace some of the cladding on Rhiw Goch signalbox.

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Kids Week 2015

12 August 2015

A snapshot of some of the activity carried out during the annual Kids Training Week, held the first week of August.

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Taliesin Newly Repainted

30 July 2015

More views of the new paintwork on Taliesin.

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Prince at Talyllyn 150

13 July 2015

Over the weekend of 4/5 July, Prince attended the 150th anniversary celebrations at the Talyllyn Railway, accompanied by fellow Porthmadog visitor Russell.

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Waggon Tracks II Appeal

18 June 2015

A last push to get the appeal over the line, with the shed design for 200 heritage vehicles completed, an order placed and space cleared in Minffordd yard.

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JASPER 69

29 May 2015

Spring Bank holiday weekend activities. This had to be one of the most varied work activity working parties in a long time; one minute planting FR heritage back on the railway, then moving a tin structure around the yard, followed later by replacing municipal street furniture opposite Cob Records…and more!

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JASPER 68

18 May 2015

Working party report and a special trip to Sussex to collect a gifted piece of FR signalling history.

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Volunteering on the Railway Mini Gallery

Working on the track
Explaining how a steam loco works
The drains gang
Around the loco
Awards train at Rhiw Goch
Kids Training Week in Minffordd Yard
Lineside clearance
Kids Training week repairing and painting the loco shed doors
Kids training week preparing windows
Briefing before a gravity train
The pole gang at work
Terabash