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July 11th 2013
Pont Briwet traffic delays possible
On the July 22nd work will start on the next stage of the project to rebuild Pont Briwet, which is building the causeway in the river.
Posted in: Local News

July 2nd 2013
F&WHR marks Mallard anniversary
75 years ago, on July 3rd, 1938, A4 Pacific Mallard became the holder of the world speed record for steam locomotives, attaining a speed of 126.88 mph.
Posted in: News

July 1st 2013
North Cheshire Rail Users Group Visit to Blaenau
This week sees the 150th anniversary of Helsby Station near Frodsham, and a grand event is planned there for Saturday 6th July to celebrate.
Posted in: Local News

June 27th 2013
Steel crazy after all these years
We are pleased to welcome the Bishop David Brown school steel band who are visiting Snowdonia during their 2013 summer tour.
Posted in: Local News

June 14th 2013
Shop News
F&WHR towers is all aglow with excitement because we have some long awaited new products in stock and we think they are great.
Posted in: News

June 6th 2013
Welsh Pony to steam again
The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway has been given the go-ahead forWelsh Pony's restoration to traffic by the Company's Board and a comprehensive restoration management plan has been drawn up in conjunction with the FR Heritage Company.
Posted in: News

May 28th 2013
Princess on display in Dublin from June 6th
In 1863 the Ffestiniog Railway began the use of steam locomotives built in London by George England, to haul trains of empty slate wagons from the harbour at Porthmadog to the quarries of Blaenau Ffestiniog.
Posted in: News

April 24th 2013
A King replaces Princess in Porthmadog
A diminutive steam engine which last worked at the Dinorwic Slate Quarry near Llanberis in North Wales is to be put on display at the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway's Porthmadog Harbour Station.
Posted in: News

April 11th 2013
Web shop news
Here at F&WHR Towers we have been having a few teething troubles with our new web shop but we are pleased to say that most of them have been ironed out and you can now place orders once again. 
Posted in: News

April 9th 2013
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway Steam 150 UK Tour continues
The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway's oldest working steam locomotive celebrates its 150th birthday this year. To mark the event, Prince – built in London in 1863 – is returning to the city for the first time to give cab rides at London Transport Museum's Acton Depot open day this weekend.
Posted in: News

March 24th 2013
Home Sweet Home for the Glaslyn Ospreys
It's time to dust off the binoculars as the male and female Ospreys have returned to their nest in Glaslyn Valley. The birds appear at almost the same time every year and have returned for the ninth year in a row.
Posted in: Local News

March 20th 2013
Queen inspects Boston Lodge craftsmanship
Her Majesty The Queen today visited Baker Street Underground Station to mark the 150th anniversary of the London Underground and to examine the star of the show - Met 353, the original Metropolitan Railway carriage restored at Boston Lodge.
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