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February 24th 2012
Welsh Highland services resume
After a record-breaking 2011, Welsh Highland trains begin running again this weekend, hauled by L&B replica Lyd and Single Fairlie Taliesin.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

February 21st 2012
Lyd meets Lew
Full-sized L&B replica Lyd has finally met up with its much smaller brother, Lew, at Boston Lodge Works.
Posted in: News

January 31st 2012
Seven days on the permanent way
Rest of the World Gang stalwart Mike Fisher reports on the team's latest working week, carrying out essential winter maintenance and a spot of cow rescue...
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

January 29th 2012
Delivering telegraph poles to the WHHR... by rail
On Sunday last a Ffestiniog Railway works train travelled from Minffordd to Gelerts Farm carrying telegraph poles - a gift to the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway.
Posted in: News

January 24th 2012
Prince returns home
Prince - the oldest steam locomotive at the Ffestiniog Railway - has returned home following an extended visit to the Severn Valley Railway. It has been a star exhibit at The Engine House since last July.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

January 16th 2012
Check out our new video offerings on FRTV

UPDATED Daily video updates of the ongoing Cob widening work are now available on FRTV.

Posted in: News

January 13th 2012
Training railway workers on the F&WHR
This is the time of year that we try and get the track ready and upgraded for the forthcoming season. Where we attempt to get rid of those annoying temporary speed restrictions - areas where the ride might not be as smooth as we would like - and take care of all the things we can do to improve the ride quality for the paying customer and make things better for the loco crews.
Posted in: News

January 11th 2012
First rock delivered for Cob widening
The first load of the 25,000 tonnes of rock needed for the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway Cob Widening Project was delivered at 1250 today.
Posted in: News

January 3rd 2012
Contract awarded for Cob widening project

Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK has been awarded the contract for the first phase of the major alterations to the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway's station at Porthmadog.

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January 2nd 2012
The Snowdonian rides again...
Last year's Snowdonian 80 mile round trip over the full length of the F&WHR was so successful that we're doing it all again. And, as last year, all the profits go to the Ffestiniog Railway and the Festiniog Railway Trust, to be put towards the Sustainable Railway Phase 5 Appeal. Last year around £25,000 was raised.
Posted in: News

December 29th 2011
New 2012 Timetables are here!
The full daily service on the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways resumes on March 24th after the Winter break. Major changes include all Welsh Highland trains running into Porthmadog for the first time.
Posted in: News

December 19th 2011
Prince 2013
Prince is the oldest steam locomotive the Ffestiniog Railway has that is capable of working. It has been a great ambassador for the FR for the last 15 months at Highley but there are a series of important anniversaries coming up that highlight the importance of returning it to service.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

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