An update on steam locomotive James Spooner

The Ffestiniog Railway has released an update on the work progressing to build the brand new Double Fairlie steam locomotive, James Spooner.

Steam locomotive Lilla returns to service after just 1 year overhaul

The Ffestiniog Railway has announced that Hunslet 0-4-0ST 'Lilla', built-in 1891, has returned to service following a successful steam test.

Round one of Ffestiniog training programme a huge success

Steaming back to January 2018 and The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways were successful in securing a significant National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

EXCLUSIVE: The Duke – The Impossible Dream – Past, Present and...

Following on from this, we are delighted to announce that we have been contacted by The BR Class 8 Steam Locomotive Trust and they have provided us with an exclusive update on the history of the project, written by Trevor Tuckley. The update below is in its original unedited version
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