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Gelert and Russell at the Welsh Highland Railway

Steam locomotive Gelert returns to steam at the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway

The Welsh Highland Heritage Railway has welcomed back resident steam locomotive 'Gelert' has returned to steam following an overhaul. The Bagnall steam locomotive has been out of traffic for a while, firstly, it was stored...
Russell passes his yearly boiler exam

Steam locomotive ‘Russell’ passes yearly boiler exam

The Welsh Highland Heritage Railway has announced this morning that steam locomotive 'Russell' has passed its yearly boiler exam. The locomotive, which is often seen on public trains during the summer months, will now be...
Welsh highland heritage railway repaint brake van into BR BLue

Welsh narrow gauge railway repaint brake van into BR blue

The Welsh Highland Heritage Railway has revealed their work to repaint their brake van No. 2 into BR Blue. The brake van was put into service in its new colours on the first train of...
Prince and David Lloyd George at Porthmadog

February Half Term Events at Preserved Railways – Wales and Scotland

Looking for something to do this February Half Term? Whether with your family, friends or by yourself, here are a few preserved railways in Wales and Scotland open this February Half Term. Wales Llangollen Railway If you fancy...
Russell at Pen-y-mount

Welsh Highland Heritage Railway – Volunteer Fortnight 2018 – Information

From tomorrow, the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway, in Porthmadog, North Wales, is holding their Volunteering Week (fortnight). This is taking place from the 10th February until the 25th February 2018. If you have ever thought about...
590 shortly after arriving on the Welsh Highland Railway // Credit Welsh Highland Heritage Railway

Baldwin Appeal (590) – Project Information

This week's project information is a little bit different than usual, as we are looking into a narrow gauge locomotive, being built for use on the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway (WHHR). The engine they are...
Russell at Pen-y-mount

More events added to the Events Calendar

We have added more events to our Events Calendar, the latest railways to be included are the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Welsh Highland Heritage Railway, Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway, and the Llangollen Railway. You can...
Karen in the Sheds on the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway (WHHR)

Throwback Thursdays – Ep. 44 – Karen at Gelerts Farm Works (WHHR)

This weeks 'Throwback Thursday' episode sees us visit the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway (WHHR), in Porthmadog, North Wales. We see 'Karen' in the sheds at Gelert's Farm Works during a visit we made in 2014....
RailAdvent Special Events Calendar

Special Events Calendar Updated

We are pleased to announce another 2 additions to our  Special Events Calendar. We have now added events for the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway and the Penrhyn Quarry Railway. So whether your stuck for something...
Russell at Pen-y-mount

Throwback Thursdays – Episode 7 – Welsh Highland Heritage Railway

This weeks Throwback Thursdays takes us back to 2014 when Russell returned to the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway, it took about 10 years to restore and a lot of fundraising to complete the restoration. This...