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March 5th 2018
W.D. 4-6-0 1215 to star at Hunslet 125
A locomotive type not seen running in the UK in fifty-six years will be one of the stars of the show at Hunslet 125 this coming June.
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January 26th 2018
Celebrating our Heritage at London King’s Cross
182 years ago, in a remote corner of North Wales, the Ffestiniog Railway opened for business. The railway was initially used to carry slate from the quarries in Blaenau Ffestiniog to the sea at Porthmadog, where it would be loaded on to ships which sailed all over the world.
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December 18th 2017
Boston Lodge Update
Work to strengthen the embankment at Boston Lodge and stabilise the land is progressing.
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December 18th 2017
Buy a Voucher and follow in the footsteps of Julie Walters on the Welsh Highland Railway
The recent Channel 4 series “Coastal Railways with Julie Walters” featured the spectacular Welsh Highland Railway as Julie took a trip from Porthmadog to Caernarfon.
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November 21st 2017
Dates For Your Diary - 2018 Events.
Here is a provisional list of special events that will take place during 2018. 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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November 15th 2017
Development works at Boston Lodge
The next phase of works is underway in redeveloping the railway works at Boston Lodge. 
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September 5th 2017
Important: Porthmadog High Street Closure - Friday 8.9.17
On Friday September 8th, the Commonwealth Games Baton Relay will visit Porthmadog.
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September 4th 2017
James Spooner rides again
The F&WHR Company Board has given its approval for the building of a new Double Fairlie locomotive, the eighth to run on the railway and the fifth built entirely at its workshops at Boston Lodge.
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August 30th 2017
Caernarfon Station and Waterfront Regeneration Update
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways are proud  to be investing in Caernarfon with a new station building. 
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August 21st 2017
Steaming Through Snowdonia...
Our new in-house magazine, ‘Steaming Through Snowdonia’ is now available for download.
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July 20th 2017
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways secures National Lottery support
Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways has received a development grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) under its Skills for the Future programme for the Heritage Trainees project. The project aims to share the rich vein of railway heritage skills with a wider community.
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July 6th 2017
Try our 'Early Bird' departure with Continental Breakfast!
Get up early and catch the Early Bird special to make the most of your day out in Snowdonia and save yourself some money at the same time.
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