Welsh Highland Railway

Garratt 87 on the Welsh Highland Railway
Credit: RailAdvent

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

The railway runs from the port at Porthmadog to the seaside town of Caernarfon via the foot of Snowdon.

Refreshments are available Porthmadog as well ice creams and hot drinks being found at Caernarfon. Refreshments can also be bought on the train from one of the onboard stewards.

Lyn and Garratt 143

Steam locomotive Lyn arrives at the Welsh Highland Railway

The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways have announced that steam locomotive Lyn has arrived at Dinas ahead of SuperPower 2018. Lyn is set to be...
Garratt 143 at Dinas during Great & Small III

Welsh Highland Railway urges passengers to plan ahead as Caernarfon Station...

The Welsh Highland Railway has announced that Caernarfon station will have reduced access later this week as civil engineering works take place. Between Wednesday 29th...
Garratt 87 on the Welsh Highland Railway

Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway’s Caernarfon Booking Office broken into

The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways have announced today that unfortunately that their Caernarfon Booking Office has been broken into overnight. This has resulted in the...
Lynton and Barnstaple Railway

Steam locomotive Lyn to visit the Welsh Highland Railway’s Super Power...

The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways have announced that Baldwin steam locomotive 'Lyn' will be visiting the line for the Super Power gala in...
Ffestiniog Railway team up with PCSO to urge public to be vigilant

Flashing red lights mean a steam train is coming… Ffestiniog Railway...

The Ffestiniog Railway is urging the public to be more vigilant when crossing over Britannia Bridge crossing. Britannia Bridge in Porthmadog sees regular use by...
Meillionen Station

Meillionen Holiday Park Halt on the Welsh Highland Railway to remain...

The Welsh Highland Railway, over on their Facebook page, has announced that the halt at Meillionen Caravan Park will remain closed until the 8th June...
Velinheli on Footplate Rides at Dinas

Ffestiniog Railway to visit London Kings Cross

The Ffestiniog Railway opened for business to carry slate from the mountains 182 years ago. Today, it is the longest heritage railway in the...
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12 Days Of Christmas – Day 6 – Welsh Highland Railway...

Day 6 of our look back on some of our highlights of 2017. Today, we feature the Welsh Highland Railway & the Brecon Mountain...
Garratt K1 and Vale of Ffestiniogvideo

Throwback Thursdays – Ep. 32 – Garratt K1 & Vale of...

In this weeks Throwback Thursday, we see Garratt K1 and Vale of Ffestiniog depart Porthmadog Harbour Station, with a service train to Caernarfon, during...
Ffestiniog Railway Snowdonian Limitedvideo

Snowdonian Limited – The Video

As you may be aware, on Saturday the 11th June, The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways ran a special train called the 'Snowdonian Limited'. The...
The Snowdonian at Porthmadog on the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railwayvideo

The Snowdonian 2016 – Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways

As posted previously - Saturday 16th April 2016 saw the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway have its annual fundraising train "The Snowdonian" . This is...
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2015 Highlights

As we start a new year, take a look back at my highlights of 2015 featuring 16 different narrow gauge railways! In this video you...
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Ffestiniog Railway 150 Years of Passenger Trains – Video

I have uploaded a video to YouTube covering Saturday at the Ffestiniog Railway 150 Years of Passenger Trains event, it covers Saturday. Videos of...
Nov 18 all-day Dinas railway station
Learn more about the Welsh Highland Railway with these special dates in August 2019. Stopping off at certain stations on the way, your special train will provide unique photo opportunities that you will keep forever.[...]
Nov 25 all-day Dinas railway station
Learn more about the Welsh Highland Railway with these special dates in August 2019. Stopping off at certain stations on the way, your special train will provide unique photo opportunities that you will keep forever.[...]
Dec 8 all-day Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Join the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways for their 2018 Santa Specials. Santa Specials will run on both the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways on 8th/9th, 15th/16th and 22nd/23rd December. Children will get a present[...]
Dec 9 all-day Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways
Join the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways for their 2018 Santa Specials. Santa Specials will run on both the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways on 8th/9th, 15th/16th and 22nd/23rd December. Children will get a present[...]

An adult return ticket costs £39.80

A family ticket (2+2) costs £79.60 (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/