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March 12th 2009
Linda moves!
Linda has moved, but not yet under her own power.
Posted in: Society News

July 7th 2008
Garratt 50 - Update!

2008 is the fiftieth anniversary of the construction of the Beyer-Garratt No.143 (Works No. 7868) now running on the Welsh Highland Railway (C). No.143 was the last Garratt locomotive built by Beyer, Peacock at Gorton Works in Manchester.

Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

July 7th 2008
Blaenau Ffestiniog - Green Week: June 14-22
Members of the Green Town project, which was recently established in Blaenau Ffestiniog to raise awareness of the local environment, have organised an events week from June 14-22.
Posted in: Local News

June 4th 2008
'Sussex Folk Orchestra' at Tan y Bwlch

On Sunday June 29th The Sussex Folk Orchestra will play at Tan-y-Bwlch station from 12pm. The SFO are a group of musicians based around Worthing in West Sussex who play traditional and contemporary folk music from around the world.

Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

May 31st 2008
Sizzling Summer Offer - 20% off Top Attractions in June!
The Ffestiniog Railway is joining two other Ffestiniog attractions to celebrate the start of summer with a sizzling special offer in June.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

May 20th 2008
Don't be sheepish - come and meet Bryn!
Our new mascot 'Bryn the Sheep' invites you to join him this Spring Bank Holiday Weekend (May 24-26).
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

May 12th 2008
Cambrian Trailways Reach The Top!
The recently launched Cambrian Trailways have won the Welsh Transport Awards Walking and Cycling category for 2008. The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Awards are an annual event that recognise and celebrate examples of best practice in Welsh transport.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

April 24th 2008
Bank Holiday Weekend: 3rd -5th May 2008
This coming May Bank Holiday Weekend will bring the opportunity to see as many as possible of the Ffestiniog Railway's steam locomotives in action - with the added attraction of a trio of Hunslet locos: visiting engine 'Jerry M', privately-owned 'Britomart' and, hopefully, the eagerly anticipated return to steam of 'Lilla'.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

April 23rd 2008
HSB Staff Visit: a Postscript
All the HSB visitors are now safely back in Germany and back into their normal work routines. They all had a great time and very much appreciated the chance they had to work alongside us again and meet our customers on the trains.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

April 18th 2008
HSB Exchange Visit 2008
The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways have been formally twinned with the former East German Harzer Schmalspurbahnen (HSB) since 2006 and staff exchange visits have taken place on a regular basis since 2003.
Posted in: Ffestiniog Railway News

April 15th 2008
Community Rail Week at Blaenau Ffestiniog - 17th May 2008

Join us at Blaenau Ffestiniog to celebrate this annual event. We will be joined by 'Arriva Trains Wales' and various community groups on the platform, and there will be various events for the whole family, including Footplate rides! - 'Jerry M' will be there too!

Posted in: Local News

April 11th 2008
Sponsors' Day 2008
The third annual event for subscribers to the 'Phase 4' and 'New Trains' Appeals was held on Saturday April 5th; the last such event before reopening to Porthmadog.
Posted in: Welsh Highland Railway News

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