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.

Coronavirus update from the Ffestiniog Railway – including launch for steam...

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway have released an update on a few events due to take place this year but are now affected by COVID-19.

Message of thanks as Ffestiniog Railway raises £100,000 in appeal

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway's Directors have released a message thanking the public and members for the donations to their Covid-19 Appeal.

Ffestiniog Railway tells visitors to stay away this Easter

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways have warned potential visitors to stay away from the railways this Easter and spend the holiday at home.

CAN YOU HELP: Ffestiniog Railway launches Emergency Appeal

One of those railways is the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways, who have now launched an emergency appeal to the public to help.

Coronavirus: The full list of railways affected by Covid-19

As new government guidance sets in, which says travel if only necessary, and avoid social contact, many railways are cancelling events, and worse, closing.

Ffestiniog Railway launches new defibrillators in guards vans

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways recently hosted their Defibrillator Launch event at Porthmadog Harbour station.

Brake mod issue not known for 18 years – RAIB release...

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch has released its report into an incident involving a runaway locomotive at Beddgelert on the Welsh Highland Railway.

Steam locomotive K1 to return to steam in 2020

The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway has announced that Garratt K1 will return to steam in 2020.

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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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


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