Chaloner at the Penrhyn Quarry Railway

Steam locomotive Chaloner to visit Shrewsbury Flower Show

The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway has announced that Chaloner will be visiting the Shrewsbury Flower Show. The Shrewsbury Flower Show is claimed to be the world’s longest-running flower show. It takes place on the...
Linda and Blanche ready for departure on the Ffestiniog Railway

Steam locomotive footplate rides at the Ffestiniog Railway

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways have announced that they will be running footplate rides this Easter. These are FREE and let you step on board and get a drivers eye view of the engine. The...
Class 97 97302 at Minffordd

Class 97 locomotive named ‘Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways’

Network Rail has announced that one of their Class 97 locomotives have been named after the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways. The nameplates for the Class 97 was unveiled at Minffordd railway station on Friday...
Merddin Emrys and David Lloyd George at Porthmadog

Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways awarded major Heritage Lottery Fund grant

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways have announced that they have been successful in securing a major Heritage Lottery Fund grant, totalling £454,500, to support an ambitious training programme. The programme will introduce heritage skills...
Velinheli on Footplate Rides at Dinas

Steam locomotives set to head to London!

The Ffestiniog Railway has announced that two locomotives will be heading to London this February to celebrate their heritage. 183 years ago, the Ffestiniog Railway opened for business, initially it opened to carry slate from the...
David Lloyd George passes Campbells Platform

Camping and caravanning along the Ffestiniog Railway

Caravanning is a great way to explore North Wales, and we would really recommend visiting the Ffestiniog Railway if you end up in this beautiful country. As we head into the new caravanning and camping season,...
Penrhyn Crossing

Crossing collision at the Ffestiniog Railway

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch has announced that they are currently looking into an incident which took place at the Ffestiniog Railway, in North Wales. Around 16:30 on the 6th January 2019 saw an engineering...
Russell near Beddgelert

CONFIRMED: Steam locomotive Russell to return to the Welsh Highland Railway

The Welsh Highland Heritage Railway has announced that they have worked with the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway to bring Russell back to Welsh Highland Railway in 2019. Russell, the last surviving Welsh Highland Railway...
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...
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