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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.

10 April 2015

Just under 90 people joined the early Season working party to spruce up Harbour and Minffordd Stations, as well as work in Minffordd Yard.

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07 April 2015

Good Friday was not living up to its name, but after that the weather in North Wales could not be beaten.

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An Update on the Ladies

Linda fresh from the paint shop

26 March 2015

Linda has been in the paintshop and Blanche is being tested.

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Tribute to Steve Coulson

Britomart with carrs 11 and 12

22 March 2015

Tribute train with Britomart and some highlights of his engineering contribution to the Ffestiniog Railway.

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07 March 2015

Working party covering various sites

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Minffordd Bottom End Points Replacement

The Old Points at Minffordd

12 February 2015

The bottom end points and trackwork has been replaced from the station as far as Lottie’s Crossing supported by £57,000 of funding from the Ffestiniog Railway Society.

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David Lloyd George's New Look

Full view of David Lloyd George following repainting

04 February 2015

Some views of David Lloyd George following repainting into original livery.

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Locos at Slumber

Locos at Slumber

20 January 2015

An archive look back to 1982 when snow settled in the shed.

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Jasper 65

16 December 2014

Harbour Station and Moelwyn Tunnel, among other activities.

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November 2014 Gigabash

Minffordd Station

26 November 2014

106 volunteers turned up for the annual big push.

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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