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April 5th 2011
The Spring Thing: Tan y Bwlch activities - It's not just trains...
The Spring Thing draws nearer, and we're now in a position to start highlighting many of the special events that are taking place around the railway. Tan y Bwlch will be a hive of activity throughout the duration of the event...
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

April 5th 2011
Travel in Style through Switzerland
If you buy a standard 4-day Swiss Pass from Ffestiniog Travel no later than 30th April you will get an automatic upgrade to first class. The Swiss Pass entitles you to unlimited travel on consecutive days on railways, boats, and most alpine postbuses covering a network of over 16000 kilometres.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

April 1st 2011
Signal Engineers visit the WHR...
Eighty members of the Institute of Railway Signal Engineers met in Caernarfon before travelling over the WHR to Porthmadog where they were given a guided tour of the Cae Pawb Network Rail flat crossing and witnessed a demonstration of the catch points and signals by operating company staff.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

March 31st 2011
Deputy First Minister praises Porthmadog bypass scheme during visit
Deputy First Minister Ieuan Wyn Jones hailed the £35m Porthmadog bypass project during a visit to the site today (Thursday March 31) and was pictured as the Welsh Highland Railway's 1045 Porthmadog - Caernarfon service passed under a new bridge being constructed to carry the road.
Posted in: Local News

March 25th 2011
Eryri Venturer - Photo Gallery
A selection of photos from a very busy Harbour Station as the Eryri Venturer arrived from Blaenau Ffestiniog and departed for Caernarfon.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

March 25th 2011
Mallet in action at F&WHR Spring Thing
Statfold Barn's Mallet Number 9 will be in action on the Welsh Highland Railway during the F&WHR's Spring event, running shuttles between Porthmadog and Rhyd Ddu.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

March 25th 2011
New Observation Car enters service
Our new 3rd class observation car number 123 made its debut on today's Eryri Venturer charter. It's the first time an observation car has faced towards Blaenau Ffestiniog. 
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

March 14th 2011
An unexpected visitor to Harbour Station...
There we were minding our own business when a long lost lady entered the platform road below our window...
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

March 14th 2011
The Boat sails into Birmingham...
The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway was the star of last year’s Best of Britain & Ireland Show at London’s Olympia when it displayed the luxury Pullman observation car Glaslyn.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

March 4th 2011
Short Breaks on the Welsh Highland Railway
Ffestiniog Travel offers a two-night midweek stay at the Caernarfon Travelodge, located alongside the beautiful harbour of Caernarfon just a few minutes' walk from the historic town centre, from £145 for a family of four.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

February 28th 2011
In the Top Left Hand Corner of Wales…
To mark the occasion of the first public services on the completed Welsh Highland Railway, the F&WHR has produced its first A4 glossy magazine containing stunning photographs of the railway under construction and in use.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

February 21st 2011
F&WHR / WHHR joint statement
Martyn Owen, Chairman of the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway and John Prideaux, Chairman of the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways, met on 19th February. The meeting was considered by both to be constructive and positive.
Posted in: Press Releases

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