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February 16th 2017
Recruitment Open Day - Tuesday February 28th
Looking for work in Gwynedd..? Want to work in tourism? - Come along and meet the team at the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways to find out more about the opportunities for seasonal work we can offer you.
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February 1st 2017
'Big Train meets Little Train' at King’s Cross
153 years ago, in a remote corner of North Wales, one of the world's earliest narrow gauge steam locomotives arrived at the Ffestiniog Railway in Porthmadog. Now that locomotive, Palmerston, is returning to London for the first time since she was built there in 1864.
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November 15th 2016
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways Gift Vouchers
Christmas is coming... Yes, really. Our Gift Vouchers are an ideal way of providing a present for someone who loves trains, beautiful scenery or, best of all, trains running through beautiful scenery!
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November 4th 2016
Dates for your diary - Special Events 2017
Here is a provisional list of special events that will take place during 2017. There will no doubt be further additions to this list, and more information regarding individual events will be added as and when it becomes available.
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October 6th 2016
Trailffest 2016
On Saturday 24th September, the 3rd Trailffest half marathon was held in Porthmadog.
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October 1st 2016
Call for exhibits at Quirks & Curiosities II
The big event on the Ffestiniog Railway next year is the four-day 'Quirks and Curiosities II' event to be held over the 2017 May Day Bank Holiday weekend.
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September 15th 2016
An important anniversary in Bristol
65 years ago on 8th September 1951, the inaugural meeting to revive the Ffestiniog Railway was held at Bristol Railway Circle's rented club room in Clifton, Bristol at St Mary's House, 36 Tyndall Park Road.
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September 6th 2016
Summer Of Fun Name Train Competition - Winners announced
What’s in a name? - The name of the game is success for three lucky children who entered the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway’s Name the Train competition.
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August 4th 2016
Big Train meets Little Train
Great Little Trains of Wales quick to rise to the Department for Transport Challenge
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May 27th 2016
Free footplate rides at Harbour Station this weekend
This weekend we're going to have a locomotive in steam providing footplate rides at Porthmadog Harbour Station.
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May 26th 2016
Snowdonia Pass: Your ticket to great savings in Snowdonia
It’s officially summer, so it’s the perfect time to start planning your next family adventure, road trip with friends or romantic break to North Wales and with the recent launch of the Snowdonia Pass – a new visitor discount card – you’ll be able to find your epic for less! 
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April 20th 2016
Carriages for the 21st Century
It's not often you get the chance to ride in a brand new train - even on the national network, such a thing is a rarity. But this year, we're rolling out a luxury new train on the Ffestiniog Railway, allowing you to enjoy a journey through the heart of Snowdonia in unparalleled comfort with great service.
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