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December 23rd 2018

Visiting Locomotives confirmed for "WHR - Past, Present and Future"

Following on from our hugely successful ‘Hunslet 125’ event last June, when examples of Hunslet locomotives came to North Wales from across the United Kingdom to star alongside our resident fleet, we are once again aiming to make June a special month in the 2019 calendar…


November 28th 2018

The one you’ve been waiting for – Russell returns to the Welsh Highland Railway!

Members of the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway in Porthmadog, working with colleagues from the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway are pleased to announce the only surviving Welsh Highland Railway steam locomotive, ‘Russell’, built by the Hunslet Engine Company in 1906 will be running on a section of the original Welsh Highland Railway in 2019!


November 19th 2018

New Books from Lightmoor Press

Pre-Order from our webshop for dispatch on Monday 26th November 2018 when they become available, or collect your book[s] from us at the Warley Model Railway Show.


November 12th 2018

Autumn trains to Hafod y Llyn

'Prince' will be hauling trains from Porthmadog to Hafod y Llyn commencing Wednesday November 14th.


November 8th 2018

Special Event Dates 2019

Here is a provisional list of special events taking place on the railway during 2019. Please bear in mind that this list is not final.


October 25th 2018

Festiniog Railway Company to unveil War Memorial at Tan y Bwlch Station

In common with many other organisations, the Ffestiniog Railway Company has been anxious to learn more about the contribution that its employees made to the 1914-1918 War.


August 22nd 2018

Reduced access at Caernarfon Station - Wednesday 29th August – Tuesday 4th September

Construction work on our new Booking Office at Caernarfon Station is nearing completion. However, between Wednesday 29th August and Tuesday 4th September, due to essential civil engineering works, reduced access will be in operation at Caernarfon Station.


July 24th 2018

Here Comes Summer...

This week sees the start of our High Summer timetable - with lots of trains to ride and lots of things to do, you'll be able to make the most of the long summer days. Check out our events pages for details of our summer evening excursions - and our timetables are also online to help you plan your day. Come along and enjoy a great time in Snowdonia - we'd love to see you here!