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December 12th 2011
Lyd steams on coal!
Replica L&B Manning, Wardle Lyd, completed at Boston Lodge Works in 2010, has steamed for the first time on coal.
Posted in: News

December 12th 2011
WHR and WHHR track gangs work together
Over the weekend of 11-12 December, a combined team of volunteers from the WHR Rest of the World Gang and the WHHR set about removing the temporary track installed at Pen y Mount and replacing it with full length rails.
Posted in: News

December 9th 2011
F&WHR volunteers named Heritage Alliance Heroes of 2011
Loyd Grossman OBE FSA has announced the joint winners of this year's Heritage Alliance Hero Award - a scheme celebrating the outstanding efforts of half a million heritage volunteers across the UK.
Posted in: News

December 6th 2011
Santas Stroll right in to Spooner’s
The streets of Porthmadog were treated to a burst of colour on Saturday 3rd December as twenty-six Santas went for a stroll through town to raise money for Gwynedd Hospice, strolling into a busy Spooner’s at their journey’s end.
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November 14th 2011
First WHHR loco travels over Porthmadog Cross Town Link
On Sunday 13th November steam locomotive Gertrude became the first Gelert's Farm-based locomotive to travel over F&WHR metals from Pen y Mount Junction to the Cob as she travelled over Britannia Bridge en route from Gelert's Farm to Boston Lodge.
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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.
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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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