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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

May 22nd 2011
Lynton & Barnstaple Charter Train - Photo Gallery
Today a train chartered by the Lynton & Barnstaple Trust and hauled by 'Lyd' ran from Minffordd to Caernarfon and back, including a non-stop run through Porthmadog.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

May 10th 2011
Linda on tour...
Linda will be paying a visit to the Statfold Barn Railway Enthusiasts Day on June 4th - the first time the loco has been back to England since 1893.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

May 5th 2011
International Art Project - Cellb in Blaenau
Cellb in Blaenau Ffestiniog will host an International Art Project at the end of May featuring the work of artists from five countries.
Posted in: Local News

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