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November 23rd 2015
F&WHR teams up with Landmark Trust to save historic cottage
Hot on the heels of the six-part Channel 4 series, the Landmark Trust - a charity that rescues historic buildings and makes them available for holidays - today launches a new fundraising appeal.
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October 19th 2015
Important changes to our Autumn Timetable
Due to essential engineering work, Ffestiniog Railway services between November 2nd through to December 12th will run on the Welsh Highland Railway. The Ffestiniog Railway will be closed between Blaenau Ffestiniog and Porthmadog for track replacement.
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October 2nd 2015
Victorian Weekend - Car Park Arrangements
Please note that Porthmadog Car Park will be closed for all except limited disabled parking and pre-booked coaches, from 0900 on Wednesday 7th October to 1900 on Sunday 11th October.
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September 30th 2015
Step back in time with Charles Dickens at Tan y Bwlch
Step back in time on the Ffestiniog Railway as special guest Gerald Dickens performs two acts based on the works of his great, great grandfather - Charles Dickens!
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June 2nd 2015
A Patagonian visit to the Ffestiniog Railway
In July 1865, 153 Welsh settlers left Liverpool aboard the converted tea-clipper Mimosa to set up a Welsh-speaking colony in Argentina in a bid to preserve the Welsh language and way of life. 
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May 26th 2015
Come and view Pullman carriage 150 at Paddington
In 2013, the Ffestiniog Railway put the world’s oldest surviving narrow gauge steam locomotive, Princess, on show at London’s Paddington Station to mark its 150th birthday.
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May 19th 2015
Hugh Napier visiting Penrhyn Castle this weekend
Quarry Hunslet Hugh Napier will return to Penrhyn Castle this weekend for a short visit, where it will be the centrepiece at the castle's Steam Weekend.
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May 12th 2015
Welsh Pony gallops ahead
The £150,000 restoration of Welsh Pony has reached a major milestone with the delivery of parts for the loco’s new boiler. Designs for the new boiler were completed in early February.
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April 28th 2015
Slate Miners travel to work at Wrysgan Quarry
The Adit-Now Mine History and Exploration Society held their now annual Victorian Miners’ Day on Saturday 24th April 2015.
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April 8th 2015
Sunday May 3rd: Memorial Service for Allan Garraway
A memorial service for former General Manager and Vice President of the Ffestiniog Railway Society, Allan Garraway will take place at Tan y Bwlch station on the morning of Sunday 3rd May.
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March 3rd 2015
Great Western Express - Supporting the Ffestiniog Railway Society
On Saturday 11th April 2015, the Dee and Mersey Group is running a railtour to The Cotswolds, in collaboration with Chester Model Railway Club. 
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February 10th 2015
The Snowdonian - April 18th 2015 - Tickets still available
The Snowdonian offers an 80 mile round trip over the whole railway with a variety of motive power, and tickets for this years's train are still available.

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