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Articles

Here’s a collection of articles about the Ffestiniog Railway Society’s work. They can be linked to pages and items around the site but are have a distinct place within the navigation.

Dduallt Station Building Repair

15 July 2016

Damaged by the falling of a tree in the aftermath of Storm Frank at the beginning of the year, the station building has been repaired by railway staff.

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Tan y Bwlch Road Bridge Painting

25 June 2016

A major project completed in time for the Spring Bank Holiday was the repainting of Tan y Bwlch road bridge.

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Welsh Pony May 2016 Update

26 May 2016

Latest photos from the construction, in Boston Lodge works, of the new boiler for Large England loco Welsh Pony.

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FR Locos in France

07 May 2016

Old Company locos Moelwyn and Simplex Mary Ann are in France, along with the WW1 speeder Busta, at the Froissy Cappy Dompiere Railway.

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Boston Lodge from Above

21 April 2016

Some interesting shots of Boston Lodge from above, showing how it fits into the small space at the end of the Cob.

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JASPER 78

19 April 2016

After a reporting gap, the latest update from the Signals and Telecoms team, from the 2/3 April.

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Waggon Tracks Shed Progress

22 March 2016

A look at the new Waggon Tracks shed, for which over £90,000 has been raised.

Construction commenced in 2015, now fitting out and electrics underway, along with trackwork outside.

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Welsh Pony March Update

09 March 2016

A photographic update of some of the recent progress on Welsh Pony.

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Welsh Pony February 2016 Update

12 February 2016

An update covering progress on some of the major items to date, including chassis, boiler and tender.

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Tan y Bwlch Road Bridge Waterproofing

27 January 2016

An overview of the working party to ensure the bridge remains in top condition

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Volunteering on the Railway Mini Gallery

Working on the track
Explaining how a steam loco works
The drains gang
Around the loco
Awards train at Rhiw Goch
Kids Training Week in Minffordd Yard
Lineside clearance
Kids Training week repairing and painting the loco shed doors
Kids training week preparing windows
Briefing before a gravity train
The pole gang at work
Terabash