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August 15th 2011
Want to work for the F&WHR?
Following the reopening of the Welsh Highland in April, the F&WHR is having one of its best years ever. With passenger numbers growing, we urgently need more staff to ensure things run smoothly.
Posted in: News

August 11th 2011
Ffestiniog goes standard gauge!
This week saw a notable first for the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways' Boston Lodge works - the arrival of its first standard gauge restoration project, London Transport Museum's unique Metropolitan Railway first class carriage number 353.
Posted in: News

August 10th 2011
Bring us your rags!
We need cotton and towelling clothing - preferably with zips and buttons removed - to keep our locomotives in the gleaming style to which they are accustomed. You can leave contributions at any F&WHR ticket office.
Posted in: News

August 7th 2011
Super Power 2011 - Advance tickets now on sale
Advance tickets are now available for Super Power 2011 - you can now book a variety of tickets in advance which will be posted our prior to the event.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

August 1st 2011
Our Heritage Journey: Heritage Lottery Fund Bid
The long term project is to share the heritage of the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways with visitors and local people, at various sites along the length of the railways.
Posted in: News

July 23rd 2011
Colour-coordinated ladies

Ex-Penrhyn Railway Hunslets Linda and Blanche have emerged from the Boston Lodge paint shop in lined FR Green livery.

Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

July 22nd 2011
Linda emerges from the paint shop

Ex Penrhyn Hunslet Linda was captured by Peter Johnson at Boston Lodge this afternoon, fresh from the paint shop.

Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

July 19th 2011
Mayor of Caernarfon to flag off historic steam loco on marathon trip
An historic steam locomotive is returning to the Caernarfon factory where it was built 134 years ago, before undertaking the toughest journey of its life.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

July 13th 2011
The Open-Top Bus is Back!
Monday 18th July sees the return of the open-top bus connection between Porthmadog and Pont Croesor stations.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

July 12th 2011
Fourth Lord arrives on the FR
Ex-Penrhyn Quarry Hunslet Hugh Napier's boiler was unloaded at Minffordd on Tuesday July 12. The rest of the loco will arrive in the next few days in a deal which will see the 107 year-old, owned by the National Trust, returned to steam by engineers at Boston Lodge Works.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

July 12th 2011
Ffestiniog Travel Welsh Weekend
Ffestiniog Travel has put together a weekend package to enable you to experience what is expected to be a truly memorable steam event on the newly completed Welsh Highland Railway.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

July 11th 2011
F&WHR enhances Summer timetable
Due to the popularity of services covering the new section of the Welsh Highland Railway opened in April, F&WHR management have evaluated options for enhancing the Summer timetable to offer more opportunities for return journeys over the whole line from both Caernarfon and Porthmadog.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

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