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Cymdeithas Rheilffordd Ffestiniog

Local Area Groups

Gloucestershire Area Group

The Gloucestershire Area Group has existed for many decades and is an enthusiastic group dedicated to the Ffestiniog Railway and supporting it back in the Glocs area.



18th October 2019

“North Wales Standard Gauge” – Dave Waldren of Cutting Edge Transport Images takes us on a journey through the North Wales countryside on those slightly wider railway lines …..

13th December 2019

24th January 2020

“Straight from the Horse’s Mouth” – All the latest news from North Wales, provided by our very own General Manager, Paul Lewin

20th March 2020

24th April 2020

A.G.M., to be followed by the traditional Members’ Slides


Parmoor House, 13 Lypiatt Terrace, Lypiatt Road, Cheltenham, GL50 2SX. Map link »

The venue is just up the road from Montpellier and the Gordon Lamp. The meetings start at 19.30, and refreshments will be available during the interval. Parking is in the street outside, but can get busy! Do not park on the house forecourt as this is private.


Contact the Gloucestershire Area Group Secretary, Catherine Ward: gloucs@ffestiniograilway.org.uk

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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