The Snowdonian

The Snowdonian offers an 80 mile round trip over the whole railway with a variety of motive power. Tickets for the trains running in 2020 are available now, and further details will be announced in due course.

The Snowdonian - Saturday April 18th 2020 (Click here to book).

The Snowdonian will run over the full distance of nearly 80 miles between Porthmadog, Blaenau Ffestiniog & Caernarfon - the longest narrow gauge run in Britain. A highly popular Friday evening visit to Boston Lodge Works, Breakfast, lunch & afternoon tea on Saturday are included in the price. Motive power requested for The Snowdonian is one of the newly overhauled Beyer Garratts, either No. 130 or No. 87 on the WHR, and a pair of England Engines on the FR.

The Snowdonian Limited - Saturday September 12th 2020

A wonderful opportunity to be a passenger on the aptly named Snowdonian Limited train as it takes its annual 80 mile round trip through the glorious Snowdonia National Park. The journey will cover the full length of both the Welsh Highland and Ffestiniog Railways in one day. To add more interest to this scenic journey, the Snowdonian Limited will be hauled by a variety of motive power, details yet to be confirmed. Don't leave it too late to reserve your seat as this is a popular event and places will be limited.

These trains are being run to raise funds for The Diamond Jubilee Appeal.

For further details, general enquiries and bookings call 01766 515835 or Email:

Ffestiniog Travel are also arranging Weekend Packages inclusive of accommodation. Tel 01766 512400 for further information.