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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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March 13th 2016
Lottie’s facelift
Another key task in the Winter Maintenance Programme has been completed. The road surface at Quarry Lane Crossing, better known as Lottie’s Crossing, had deteriorated badly and was in urgent need of replacement.
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January 22nd 2016
Santa Specials beat the rain
Although the promise of a White Christmas proved to be false, despite hints in early December that it might be on the cards, Santa Specials on both railways proved as popular as ever despite the unseasonal rain.
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December 8th 2015
Ffestiniog Railway Santa Trains to Beddgelert
Due to the continued bad weather causing delays to track maintenance work, the Ffestiniog Railway’s Santa Specials will be running to Beddgelert instead of to Tan y Bwlch this coming weekend. 
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November 23rd 2015
F&WHR teams up with Landmark Trust to save historic cottage
Hot on the heels of the six-part Channel 4 series, the Landmark Trust - a charity that rescues historic buildings and makes them available for holidays - today launches a new fundraising appeal.
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October 19th 2015
Important changes to our Autumn Timetable
Due to essential engineering work, Ffestiniog Railway services between November 2nd through to December 12th will run on the Welsh Highland Railway. The Ffestiniog Railway will be closed between Blaenau Ffestiniog and Porthmadog for track replacement.
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October 2nd 2015
Victorian Weekend - Car Park Arrangements
Please note that Porthmadog Car Park will be closed for all except limited disabled parking and pre-booked coaches, from 0900 on Wednesday 7th October to 1900 on Sunday 11th October.
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September 30th 2015
Step back in time with Charles Dickens at Tan y Bwlch
Step back in time on the Ffestiniog Railway as special guest Gerald Dickens performs two acts based on the works of his great, great grandfather - Charles Dickens!
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June 2nd 2015
A Patagonian visit to the Ffestiniog Railway
In July 1865, 153 Welsh settlers left Liverpool aboard the converted tea-clipper Mimosa to set up a Welsh-speaking colony in Argentina in a bid to preserve the Welsh language and way of life. 
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May 26th 2015
Come and view Pullman carriage 150 at Paddington
In 2013, the Ffestiniog Railway put the world’s oldest surviving narrow gauge steam locomotive, Princess, on show at London’s Paddington Station to mark its 150th birthday.
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