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Russell spark arrestor

Steam locomotive Russell gets spark arrestor fitted

The Welsh Highland Heritage Railway has announced that Russell has been in the sheds recently for an upcoming special event. At Gelert's Farm, the volunteers have been fitting a spark arrestor to the 2-6-2T Hunslet...
Gertrude and Moelwyn

Steam locomotive Gertrude leaves the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway

The Welsh Highland Heritage Railway has announced that one of their resident locomotives, Gertrude, has left the railway. Gertrude arrived at the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway in 2009 and has given the Welsh Highland Heritage...
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...
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...
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