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September 8th 2011
Slate returns to the streets of Porthmadog
The Ffestiniog Railway will once again go back to its roots for the Vintage Weekend event on 14-16th October.
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September 6th 2011
Murder on the Ffestiniog
Wales in October is wet and miserable, Willow Edwards, standing on the footplate of a Ffestiniog Railway steam engine, is toasty warm. She's looking forward to a hot bath and a warm bed; what she gets is a cold walk and a cold corpse...
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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.

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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.

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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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.
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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...
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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.
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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.
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