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November 12th 2012
Princess leaves Spooner's
On Saturday, Princess was removed from Spooner's Bar at Harbour Station, where she has been on display since 1981.
Posted in: News

October 10th 2012
138 steams on coal
NG/G16 No.138 has been steamed for the first time following overhaul and conversion to coal firing.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

October 8th 2012
Flying Scotsman runs between Porthmadog and Caernarfon

The 1100 Welsh Highland Railway Porthmadog - Caernarfon service on Sunday October 7th carried a genuine Flying Scotsman headboard, on loan from the National Railway Museum in York, in honour of Alan Pegler.

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October 2nd 2012
Beer train back on track
Award-winning Purple Moose Brewery has teamed up with the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway to recreate a scene from the past – the delivery of casks of beer from its Porthmadog brewery to Harbour Station by rail.
Posted in: News

August 8th 2012
Service alteration
Due to essential locomotive maintenance, the 0810 Porthmadog – Rhyd Ddu and the 1000 Rhyd Ddu - Porthmadog services will not operate until further notice.
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August 3rd 2012
Linda to promote North Wales at Shrewsbury Flower Show
The 125th Shrewsbury Flower Show – claimed to be the world’s longest-running flower show - takes place on the 10th & 11th August this year, and we will be joining in the celebrations with a steam locomotive nearly as old.
Posted in: News

July 20th 2012
Local events roundup - July and August
Here are a selection of events taking place in the area during the summer, all accessible by train.
Posted in: Local News

July 19th 2012
FR Company Board and Trustees visit the Harzer Schmalspurbahnen in Germany
The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways have had a close relationship with the Harzer Schmalspurbahnen GmbH (HSB) for many years. This was sealed with an international partnership agreement in Porthmadog in September 2006.
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July 17th 2012
WHHR on the WHR this Saturday.
The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways have invited the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway to run a special train for its members over the Welsh Highland Railway following the WHHR AGM on Saturday 21st July, following successful spark arrestor tests at the weekend.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

June 28th 2012
F&WHR reaches finals of Coach Touring Awards
The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway has been awarded the accolade of becoming a finalist at the Coach Tourism Awards, held in Stratford-upon-Avon.
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June 28th 2012
Shop News
A brand new book on the Ffestiniog Railway's history is always an exciting event and this one covers the railway from the start of the preservation era in 1955 up to the reopening to Blaenau in 1982 using rare colour photographs.
Posted in: News

June 20th 2012
New book: Garratts & Kalaharis of the Welsh Highland Railway
Brand new and in stock is this long awaited book, available from our shops on the railway and from the web shop.
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