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...
David Lloyd George passes Campbells Platform

This house with its own steam train platform could be yours!

Over on the Carter Jonas website, a very special kind of home has come up for sale in Tanybwlch, North Wales. This Grade II listed building is set in approximately 5 acres in the North...
Ffestiniog Railway launch brand new pullman carriage 152

Ffestiniog Railway launch brand new Pullman luxury 1st class carriage

This weekend, the Ffestiniog Railway is launching their brand new Pullman Coach No. 152 - meaning you can travel by steam train through the mountains whilst sat in luxury. 152, similar to carriage 150 -...
Hugh Napier at the Bala Lake Railway on loan from the Ffestiniog Railway

Ride on the footplate of a steam locomotive this Bank Holiday weekend

Are you visiting North Wales this Bank Holiday Weekend? Visit the Ffestiniog Railway in Porthmadog and you will be able to ride on the footplate of a steam locomotive up and down the sidings...