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October 14th 2009
New in the shop...
We are pleased to be working with two local authors to promote their books and bring some diversity to our shops. Barbara James and Huw Jenkins joined us on Saturday 12th September to chat to volunteers and to sign their books.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

September 28th 2009
Winter timetables now published
We have now published our winter timetables which cover the period October 2009 - March 2010 inclusive.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

September 20th 2009
Boston Lodge Works to build a third coach for the WLLR
Further co-operation between two of the 'Great Little Trains of Wales', has seen the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway award a contract for the building of a further replica 'Pickering' carriage to the Ffestiniog Railway.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

July 24th 2009
High Praise For Fine Dining In Porthmadog…
We have a close working relationship with Porthmadog’s Royal Sportsman Hotel, and so we’re especially pleased to pass on the following news and express our delight that they have received this accolade…
Posted in: Local News

July 16th 2009
Engineering Course 'first' for Ffestiniog Railway…
Four students from Year 10, Ysgol Eifionydd, Porthmadog, have just completed the first year of a two-year course in engineering jointly run by the school and the Ffestiniog Railway's Boston Lodge Engineering Works.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

July 16th 2009
130 Years Celebration
On Wednesday 22 July 2009 the Conwy Valley Railway line between Llandudno and Blaenau Ffestiniog will celebrate 130 years of service to the community. This milestone will be commemorated with a small celebration at Dolwyddelan Railway Station at 11.15am on that day.
Posted in: Local News

July 15th 2009
K1's 100th Birthday Celebration…

The Festiniog Railway Company and the Welsh Highland Railway Society will be taking the historic Tasmanian Garratt locomotive ‘K1’ to Manchester in August 2009 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the construction of this locomotive.

Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

July 8th 2009
Race the Train – 22nd July 2009
The race is on… Steam power takes on leg power as the ever popular Race the Train event promises more high-speed action on Wednesday 22 July.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

July 6th 2009
NG/G16 Garratt No.109 purchased for service on Welsh Highland Railway by Peter Waterman Trust
The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways are pleased to announce that the Peter Waterman Trust has agreed to purchase NG/G16 Beyer Garratt locomotive No.109 from the Exmoor Steam Centre.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

June 30th 2009
‘Lilla’ visits Tyseley
Locomotive ‘Lilla’ was one of the guest locos at the Tyseley Loco Works Open Weekend on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 June.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

June 17th 2009
Race the Train
Runners from across Gwynedd and Anglesey will descend on Caernarfon for the annual Race the Train event.
Posted in: Local News

May 20th 2009
Opening through Aberglaslyn Pass
Following the successful extension of the Welsh Highland Railway to Beddgelert at Easter this year, a further extension through the Aberglaslyn Pass will open to the public from Friday 22 May 2009.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

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