Lilla at Minffordd

Ffestiniog Railway set to bid farewell to steam locomotive ‘Lilla’

The Ffestiniog Railway is set to bid farewell to steam locomotive 'Lilla' this weekend as the locomotive bows out of service ahead of an overhaul. Lilla will be in steam prior to the overhaul this...
DLG at Blaenau Ffestiniog

Steam trains cancelled this Friday at the Ffestiniog Railway

The Ffestiniog Railway has announced that they have had to cancel all trains this Friday - 12th October 2018. This is due to the heavy rain and winds (up to 70 mph) forecast for Porthmadog...
Linda and Blanche ready for departure on the Ffestiniog Railway

5 steam locomotives in action this Bank Holiday Weekend at the Ffestiniog Railway

The Ffestiniog Railway has announced that 5 steam locomotives will be in action and will be hauling steam trains between Porthmadog and Blaenau Ffestiniog this Bank Holiday Weekend. Steam locomotives Linda and Blanche will be...
Garratt 87 on the Welsh Highland Railway

Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway’s Caernarfon Booking Office broken into

The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways have announced today that unfortunately that their Caernarfon Booking Office has been broken into overnight. This has resulted in the booking office being shut today (9th August 2018) after the...
Earl of Merioneth at Porthmadog

Double Fairlie steam locomotives – Class Information

This week we turn to a narrow gauge class of steam locomotive for Class Information. This week, we turn to the Double Fairlie's, which are based at the Ffestiniog Railway. We will look at the...
Lilla passes Lautoka No. 19 at Dinas

Steam locomotive Lilla to visit the Shrewsbury Flower Show

The Ffestiniog Railway has announced that steam locomotive Lilla will be visiting the Shrewsbury Flower Show, which is claimed to be the longest running flower show in the world. The show takes place on the...
Ffestiniog Railway Carriage 120

Brand new narrow gauge railway carriage enters service on the Ffestiniog Railway

The Ffestiniog Railway has announced that brand new 'Super Barn' carriage No.120 has entered service on the line between Porthmadog and Blaenau Ffestiniog. The carriage has entered service thanks to a donation from Ffestiniog Travel,...
Beddgelert at Fairbourne Station

Steam locomotive Beddgelert to visit the Ffestiniog Railway’s Hunslet 125 Gala

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway have announced that steam locomotive 'Beddgelert' will be visiting the line for their upcoming Hunslet 125 gala. Beddgelert, which is currently a resident at the Fairbourne Railway, is a...
Palmerston & Lyd at Boston Lodge

Steam locomotive Palmerston to visit the Bala Lake Railway

The Bala Lake Railway have announced that steam locomotive Palmerston will be visiting the line in June 2018. The locomotive will be hauling trains on the narrow gauge line on the 21st, 23rd and 24th...
Ffestiniog Railway team up with PCSO to urge public to be vigilant

Flashing red lights mean a steam train is coming… Ffestiniog Railway urge public to...

The Ffestiniog Railway is urging the public to be more vigilant when crossing over Britannia Bridge crossing. Britannia Bridge in Porthmadog sees regular use by freight and passenger trains crossing over the bridge whilst either...