Only possible due to £200,000 fundraised by members.
A major fundraising initiative over five years to provide 1992-built double fairlie David Lloyd George with new piston-valve power bogies, at a cost of £200,000. This is only possible due to the fundraising by members and general donations received
Major investment by the Society to enable the continuing use of the slate wagon fleet.
Major investment by the Society to enable the continuing use of the slate wagon fleet, whilst also providing parts for further wagons to be restored. This has included the purchase of new wheels and axles and couplings, along with the machining required. The work has enabled 60 slate wagons to be part of the operational fleet
New points funded by the Society costing £50,000
The Society funded new sets of points on the fan into the main yard at Boston Lodge as part of the improvements, costing £50,000
Original George England loco Prince was to be a fundamental part of the 150th celebrations of steam in 2013.
Original George England loco Prince was to be a fundamental part of the 150th celebrations of steam in 2013. In preparation for this, two years of fundraising resulted in £67,000 to pay for the overhaul in time for the celebrations
Installation of semaphore signalling, the magnificent result of a call out to members.
The call went out to members to support the installation of heritage signalling features as part of the rebuilding of Porthmadog Harbour Station. The response was magnificent with £68,000 being raised to support the installation of semaphore signalling and the associated features
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A range of completed projects, part of the £1.3m raised by the Society over the last 10 years, is shown in the gallery above.
SWYDDI NEWYDD AR GAEL…— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) July 4, 2022
Rydym yn cychwyn prosiect CTLG a fydd yn darparu dehongliad ar draws y rheilffordd, datblygu sgiliau ac yn gwarchod adeiladau hanesyddol.
> RHEOLWR PROSIECT ADEILADU
> HYFFORDDAI GWEINYDDU GWAITH
Gwybodaeth bellach @ https://t.co/RDGzle0M2l pic.twitter.com/NoG483jK17
NEW ROLES AVAILABLE…— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) July 4, 2022
We are undertaking a major NLHF project to provide interpretation across the railway, develop skills and conserve historic buildings.
WE'RE NOW LOOKING FOR:
> CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER
> WORKS ADMINISTRATION TRAINEE
More details @ https://t.co/RDGzle0M2l pic.twitter.com/bpNH3vG8Yb
SWYDDI NEWYDD AR GAEL YNG NGWEITHDAI BOSTON LODGE…— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) June 27, 2022
Rydym yn edrych am Ffiter Cynhaliaeth ac Saer Cerbydau / Saer Coed.
Mae'r ddwy rôl hyn yn swyddi parhaol, llawn amser.
Mae rhagor o wybodaeth a ffurflenni cais am y ddwy rôl ar gael yma; https://t.co/De2x7typp3 pic.twitter.com/vVzWqNyYJM
07 June 2022
The Boston Lodge Interpretation and Development Project fundraising appeal to support the National Heritage Lottery...