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July 11th 2011
Porthmadog Triathlon - September 4th 2011

The Porthmadog Triathlon has been organised to help celebrate the 200th anniversary of the construction of "Y Cob" by William Madocs,the founder of the town. The occasion will be very special as this is the first triathlon to be held in the Town.

Posted in: Local News

July 5th 2011
FR on TV: Coast this Sunday...
The BBC Coast team visited the FR over two days last summer and the end result is being screened on BBC2 and the BBC HD Channel this Sunday evening (July 10) at 2100. Coast usually attracts between four and five million viewers each week.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

July 2nd 2011
Linda goes back to Penrhyn...
Linda is currently running without her tender, harking back to her time on the Penrhyn Quarry Railway when she was, of course, coal fired.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

June 29th 2011
A new coat of paint for Blanche

Blanche is currently receiving a long-overdue repaint at Boston Lodge Works. Soon she'll emerge resplendent in a new coat of the Ffestiniog Railway green that she's carried for many years.

Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

June 26th 2011
First WHHR test train runs on completed Welsh Highland Railway
The first Welsh Highland Heritage Railway train has run on the challenging gradients of the Welsh Highland Railway.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

June 21st 2011
NG/G16 No.143 undergoes running-in tests
Resplendent in her new Green livery, NG/G16 No.143 emerged from Boston Lodge Works this afternoon for some brief running-in tests.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

June 12th 2011
Ffestiniog Railway Society 2011 Sponsored Walk
This year the Walk will take place on Sunday 18 September at 10:00am starting from Blaenau Ffestiniog Station (Ffestiniog Railway Platform), returning at approximately 1:00pm.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

June 12th 2011
Safety experts join forces to cut work related level crossing deaths
Cutting work-related accidents at level crossings in North Wales was the aim of a health and safety experts gathering in Porthmadog on June 8-9 attended by more than 100 delegates.
Posted in: Press Releases

June 11th 2011
143 emerges from Boston Lodge..
Beyer Garratt 143 emerged into the sunshine at Boston Lodge this morning following a major overhaul. It now joins 87 as our second coal-fired NG/G16.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

June 8th 2011
Debut for new Welsh Highland service car
This morning saw the first appearance of newly completed service car no. 2011 on a Welsh Highland Railway service train.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

June 2nd 2011
Shop News
We have some great new lines either available now or coming soon that we thought you might like to know about...
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

May 24th 2011
Trains & ospreys by open-top bus - The Pont Croesor connection
For the spring and summer holiday periods, a special bus service operated by Express Motors (route 197) will be running between Porthmadog Harbour Station and Pont Croesor Station.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

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