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April 14th 2017
‘Join the F&WHR Volunteers’ weekend coming up soon!
Our ‘Join the F&WHR Volunteers’ weekend is coming up soon and there are still some spaces for anyone who may have wondered what it would be like to volunteer and indeed, what jobs are there to be done. 
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April 13th 2017
Palmerston to visit Liverpool Albert Dock in May for “Steam on the Dock 2017”
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 to visit Albert Dock Liverpool for their “Steam on the Dock” event, which takes place on Saturday May 6th and Sunday May 7th.
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April 4th 2017
New Book Available Now: "Fairlie Locomotives of North Wales"
This book describes the history and career in service of each of the eight Fairlies, single and double, built for service on the Ffestiniog and the North Wales Narrow Gauge Railways in Victorian and Edwardian days.
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March 28th 2017
Quirks & Curiosities II - Tickets & Timetables now available!
We are already well underway with planning for our biggest event of 2017 – Quirks & Curiosities II. Following the success of the last Quirks in 2010 the Railway has received numerous requests to stage the sequel and we are hoping to make it bigger, better and quirkier than before!
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March 23rd 2017
The Legends of Wales with Visit Wales
Wales is a land of legend, myth and folklore with our fire breathing Red Dragon standing guard. Yet, tucked away in the beautiful scenery of Snowdonia are the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways’ very own legends - the steam breathing engines.
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March 21st 2017
Access To Our Temporary Caernarfon Booking Office
Work on our futuristic £2.5m Caernarfon Station is well underway and we are still OPEN for business.
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February 23rd 2017
Visit of The Right Honourable Alun Cairns MP, Secretary of State for Wales, to King’s Cross
Directors, members of staff and volunteers from the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways and other representatives from the ‘Great Little Trains of Wales’ were very fortunate to be able to host The Right Honourable Alun Cairns MP, Secretary of State for Wales, at King’s Cross on Wednesday February 22nd.
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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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