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December 22nd 2012
A Christmas treat
Princess, Prince, Palmerston and Welsh Pony are together at Boston Lodge for the first time in a very long time!
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

December 19th 2012
Ever dreamt of living and working in Snowdonia?..

We are seeking to fill two vital roles at the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways in North Wales offering high levels of job satisfaction and wide ranging responsibilities.

Posted in: News

December 13th 2012
2013 Timetables and event information
Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway timetables for the whole of 2013 are now available online, together with special event dates.
Posted in: News

December 11th 2012
The Golden Age of Steam Railways
The Ffestiniog Railway and, in particular, the Deviationists, play a major part in this excellent 60 minute documentary from BBC4. Available on the iPlayer until Christmas Eve. Features previously-unseen archive footage.
Posted in: News

November 22nd 2012
Shop News - The Ffestiniog Railway Past and Present

Don’t miss out on your chance to purchase an absolutely splendid new book about the Ffestiniog Railway and to celebrate the 150th anniversary of narrow gauge steam at the same time.

Posted in: News

November 12th 2012
Princess leaves Spooner's
On Saturday, Princess was removed from Spooner's Bar at Harbour Station, where she has been on display since 1981.
Posted in: News

October 10th 2012
138 steams on coal
NG/G16 No.138 has been steamed for the first time following overhaul and conversion to coal firing.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

October 8th 2012
Flying Scotsman runs between Porthmadog and Caernarfon

The 1100 Welsh Highland Railway Porthmadog - Caernarfon service on Sunday October 7th carried a genuine Flying Scotsman headboard, on loan from the National Railway Museum in York, in honour of Alan Pegler.

Posted in: News

October 2nd 2012
Beer train back on track
Award-winning Purple Moose Brewery has teamed up with the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway to recreate a scene from the past – the delivery of casks of beer from its Porthmadog brewery to Harbour Station by rail.
Posted in: News

August 8th 2012
Service alteration
Due to essential locomotive maintenance, the 0810 Porthmadog – Rhyd Ddu and the 1000 Rhyd Ddu - Porthmadog services will not operate until further notice.
Posted in: News

August 3rd 2012
Linda to promote North Wales at Shrewsbury Flower Show
The 125th Shrewsbury Flower Show – claimed to be the world’s longest-running flower show - takes place on the 10th & 11th August this year, and we will be joining in the celebrations with a steam locomotive nearly as old.
Posted in: News

July 20th 2012
Local events roundup - July and August
Here are a selection of events taking place in the area during the summer, all accessible by train.
Posted in: Local News

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