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.
27 February 2018
A short glimpse into some of the diesels at Boston Lodge, including the return to use of Harold.
11 January 2018
New points are being fitted in the main yard at Boston Lodge. These were delivered before Christmas, having been paid for out of a Ffestiniog Railway Society grant.
29 December 2017
Following work on both Ladies, the two sisters were reunited for the Christmas week trains, commencing Boxing Day, handling 8-carr trains each day. Including, on 29th December, when the weather conditions were somewhat wintry.
15 October 2017
A short gallery showing scenes from the 2017 Victorian weekend, over the long weekend of 6-8 October.
05 September 2017
Ex Penrhyn Quarry mainline class Hunslet Blanche has been absent from operations since May 2016 when she was dismantled for the obligatory 10 year boiler inspection and retube. With help at Young Volunteers Week at the beginning of August, Blanche is beginning to look like a loco again.
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TIME AND TIDE...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) August 14, 2018
Well, after all, we are based in Harbour Station - but this is more about the time of year than the state of the tide. We may well be in the middle of summer, but it's time to publish our 'winter' timetables, for the period from September though to March 2019... pic.twitter.com/PkLGOiwdVS
@festrail— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) August 14, 2018
Loving our Past,
Living in the Present,
Looking to the Future...
An 18 year old man has been arrested for burglary at the Welsh Highland Railway office, the sailing club & the Harbour Masters Office in #Caernarfon. Another man also 18 has been arrested on suspicion of burglary at the Harbour office. Both have been released under investigation.— NWP Caernarfon area (@NWPCaernarfon) August 13, 2018
We are appealing for information after the Welsh Highland Railway ticket office in St Helens Road #Caernarfon was broken into overnight August 8 & 9.— NWP Caernarfon area (@NWPCaernarfon) August 9, 2018
If you have any information contact https://t.co/ZCbcEFE138 quoting reference 18300083901. https://t.co/kHagnx4TCV pic.twitter.com/SseJNqxteZ
Despite the vandalism at Ty Seiont, trains have run as normal today... We're pleased to confirm that - after a great team effort - the Caernarfon Booking Office / Gift Shop will be open for business as normal in the morning..!— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) August 9, 2018
Ooh, we were so excited at the news that we didn't spot that 'conform' should be 'confirm'...
CAERNARFON BOOKING OFFICE UPDATE...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) August 9, 2018
In the light of the latest news, we are very happy to conform that Caernarfon Booking Office will be open as normal in the morning...
See more @ https://t.co/4BFtptOpwX
Thanks everyone / Diolch yn fawr pawb... pic.twitter.com/CpnJrYeXMk