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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.
Posted in: News

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.
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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

September 30th 2011
Ffestiniog Travel launches new website and 2012 brochure
Ffestiniog Travel has launched its new Rail Holidays of the World 2012 brochure offering an eclectic mix of escorted and tailor-made rail journeys across the globe.
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September 29th 2011
Ffestiniog Railway Society Book Auction 2011
The list has been produced for the Ffestiniog Railway Society 2011 book auction, an annual event to raise funds for the Ffestiniog Railway. This year, all funds raised will go to the FR Heritage Group's Waggon Tracks Appeal.
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September 22nd 2011
Savour the Darjeeling Himalaya Railway experience - in North Wales
The DHR is one of the world's great narrow gauge railways, running for 50 miles through some of the toughest terrain imaginable. Now a few lucky people have the chance to experience the nearest thing to the DHR without travelling to India.
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September 21st 2011
Vintage Weekend - advance bookings now being taken
Ticket prices for our popular Vintage Weekend next month have now been finalised, and advance bookings are now being taken.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

September 19th 2011
King of the Hill: Peoples' Choice
The votes are in from the public who were asked to vote in six categories over the WHR Superpower weekend and the results make interesting reading.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

September 15th 2011
F&WHR On Tour – Autumn 2011
Following on from the success of last weekend’s Super Power event, we’re about to take the trains to the people – Quarry Hunslets Lilla and Britomart, will be leaving the railway this week for a series of appearances around the country.
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September 14th 2011
Situation vacant - want to work with the best?
The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway is the UK's premier narrow gauge railway, with a history of innovation stretching back to 1832. Now with the completion of the Welsh Highland Railway from Caernarfon to Porthmadog, it forms a truly world class tourist attraction.
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