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November 9th 2011
Fourth Lord begins to take shape
Work on ex-Penrhyn Quarry Hunslet Hugh Napier's boiler has stepped up a gear as Boston Lodge engineers begin the assembly of the boiler, firebox and smokebox of the 107 year-old loco, owned by the National Trust.
Posted in: News

November 7th 2011
Ffestiniog Railway to carry 2012 Olympic Torch
The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway has been given the honour of carrying the Olympic Flame from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Porthmadog.
Posted in: News

November 2nd 2011
Autumn Gold on the Welsh Highland
There's no better time of year than Autumn to appreciate the magnificent Aberglaslyn Pass and no better way of seeing it than from the comfort of a train on the Welsh Highland Railway.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

October 31st 2011
Network Rail Boss visits F&WHR
Network Rail's Route Managing Director for Wales, Mark Langman, visited the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways on October 27th in the company of Andy Savage, Executive Director of the Railway Heritage Trust.
Posted in: News

October 24th 2011
Preparatory work on Cob widening gets underway
Preparatory work has started at the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway Station at Porthmadog for its major Cob widening project.
Posted in: Press Releases

October 24th 2011
A brace of awards for the F&WHR
Following the successful completion of the rebuilt Welsh Highland Railway from Caernarfon to Porthmadog, the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway has received one of the most prestigious accolades in the heritage railway industry, the Peter Manisty Award.
Posted in: Press Releases

October 21st 2011
Special offers from local hotels for Autumn and Winter
Two of our excellent local hotels have enticing special offers for short breaks throughout the Autumn and Winter Period...
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October 14th 2011
Successful F&WHR staff exchange visit to the Harz Narrow Gauge Railways
From 5th to 9th October a group of 27 permanent and volunteer staff from the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways (F&WHR) made a “working” visit to our partners in Germany, the Harzer Schmalspurbahnen (HSB). As always, we were looked after admirably.
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October 13th 2011
Happy birthday to us!
The new Welsh Highland Railway has now been open for longer than the 1923 original, which closed after just 13 years...
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

October 9th 2011
Vintage Weekend Timetables now online
Full passenger timetables for the forthcoming Vintage Weekend are now available to download from the website.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

October 7th 2011
Funding received for Metropolitan carriage rebuild
London Transport Museum (LTM) has been handed more than £422,000 towards a project to restore the world's oldest known surviving example of an underground railway carriage.
Posted in: News

October 6th 2011
Vintage Weekend final preparations…
Final plans for the railway’s Vintage Weekend are now being made. Full details, including ALL timetables, schedules, carriage sets and loco rosters will be available in the form of a “Spotter’s Guide”.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

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