Ffestiniog Railway

Linda and Blanche ready for departure on the Ffestiniog Railway
Linda and Blanche ready for departure

The Ffestiniog Railway is a narrow gauge railway, located in Gwynedd, North Wales.

The railway runs from the port at Porthmadog to the mountains and slate mountains at Blaenau Ffestiniog.

Refreshments are available Porthmadog and Tan-y-bwlch as well ice creams and hot drinks being found at Blaenau Ffestiniog. Refreshments can also be bought on the train from one of the onboard stewards.

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...
Class 97 97302 at Minffordd

Class 97 locomotive named ‘Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways’

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Merddin Emrys and David Lloyd George at Porthmadog

Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways awarded major Heritage Lottery Fund grant

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Velinheli on Footplate Rides at Dinas

Steam locomotives set to head to London!

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David Lloyd George passes Campbells Platform

Camping and caravanning along the Ffestiniog Railway

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Crossing collision at the Ffestiniog Railway

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Russell near Beddgelert

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

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Lilla at Minffordd

Ffestiniog Railway set to bid farewell to steam locomotive ‘Lilla’

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12 Days Of Christmas – Day 3 – Ffestiniog Railway (4K)

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Jun 15 all-day Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
2019s fundraising express train. This train takes you over the full 40-mile route from Porthmadog to Blaenau Ffestiniog to Caernarfon and back. This train fundraises for phase 5 and the completion of the Welsh Highland[...]
Oct 4 – Oct 6 all-day Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Join the Ffestiniog Railway to celebrate their heritage at their Victorian Weekend, featuring vintage trains, vintage dress and much more. An intensive timetable will be in operation throughout the weekend. Activities and services Porthmadog – Gift[...]
Dec 7 all-day Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway
Join the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways for their 2019  Santa Specials. Santa Specials will run on both the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways on 7th/8thth, 14th/15th and 21st/22nd December. Children will get a present[...]
Dec 8 all-day Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway
Join the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways for their 2019  Santa Specials. Santa Specials will run on both the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways on 7th/8thth, 14th/15th and 21st/22nd December. Children will get a present[...]

An adult return ticket costs £25.00

A family ticket (2+2) costs £50.00 (one child goes free with each paying adult).

Concession fares, single tickets and tickets to intermediate stations are also available.

For more information on Times and Fares please visit the Ffestiniog Railway Website

http://www.festrail.co.uk/