11 August 2018
Refurbishing of original buildings in Boston Lodge, to preserve for the future.
18 June 2018
A recent shuffle in the carriage shed has seen carriage 22 replaced by 21 in the paint shop.
07 May 2018
15 visiting Hunslets to join the 5 resident at the Ffestiniog – a weekend to remember!
12 April 2018
After the success of our event last year, we are holding a “Join the F&WHR Volunteers” weekend, when you can visit us on Saturday 21st or Sunday 22nd April and we will take you behind the scenes, show you what you can do and to answer all of your questions. There will be something that appeals to everyone and if you are not sure, we will let you have a go…
29 March 2018
As the Earl of Merioneth heads into the retirement, the last trains will be on Sunday 8th April 2018, see the Ffestiniog Railway website for details.
Keep an eye on the roster – it is currently still in service and expected to be running over Easter Weekend.
27 February 2018
A short glimpse into some of the diesels at Boston Lodge, including the return to use of Harold.
11 January 2018
New points are being fitted in the main yard at Boston Lodge. These were delivered before Christmas, having been paid for out of a Ffestiniog Railway Society grant.
29 December 2017
Following work on both Ladies, the two sisters were reunited for the Christmas week trains, commencing Boxing Day, handling 8-carr trains each day. Including, on 29th December, when the weather conditions were somewhat wintry.
15 October 2017
A short gallery showing scenes from the 2017 Victorian weekend, over the long weekend of 6-8 October.
05 September 2017
Ex Penrhyn Quarry mainline class Hunslet Blanche has been absent from operations since May 2016 when she was dismantled for the obligatory 10 year boiler inspection and retube. With help at Young Volunteers Week at the beginning of August, Blanche is beginning to look like a loco again.
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ADVANCE WARNING... This Sunday, 16th September, the main road across the Cob - and outside Harbour Station - will be closed from 08:00-16:00 for the annual 'Ras y Cob' events. Visitors travelling from the South and East of ... (continued @ https://t.co/rapAHOaqvJ) pic.twitter.com/LXOEcM6FNr— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) September 13, 2018
This weekend - Super Power - Celebrating the 21st anniversary of the commencement of services between Caernarfon and Dinas beginning the rebirth of the Welsh Highland Railway. Will you be there? pic.twitter.com/mWkLQ3PC8a— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) September 12, 2018
Our 2019 Rail Holidays of the World Brochure is now available, featuring up to 40 escorted rail tours to destinations around the globe. Enjoy a 'great holiday read' by ordering a printed copy here https://t.co/rmpzivi20L Book a tour online at https://t.co/5terW9Yzhx pic.twitter.com/C1HFquVd3L— Ffestiniog Travel (@FfestiniogTrvl) September 5, 2018
Her Majesty has travelled in both newly built and restored carriages from @festrail Boston Lodge Works carriage shop, funded by @heritagelottery grant. Here's the current new build Pullman Observation Car, well under way. pic.twitter.com/MqrSYwcBhw— Gwion2000 (@Taliesin2000) September 9, 2018
Looking back on the holidays i have taken this year, and having a soft spot for steam trains and landscapes, my trip to @visitwales @visitnorthwales @festrail is the holiday that i have enjoyed the most. pic.twitter.com/q7K1qR2gOS— Northern Photos (@Northernphotouk) September 4, 2018
Looking good - a new carriage for our 'heritage' fleet, built by volunteers... https://t.co/q3epbdI197— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) September 4, 2018
DISABLED ACCESS REINSTATED AT CAERNARFON...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) September 4, 2018
Following completion of the scheduled work, a level access entrance is now available by the 'castle' end of the new coach bay. The route to and from the platform is now formed of smooth tarmac, replacing the previous gravel surface. pic.twitter.com/jmqcHLzs0u
GRAVITY TRAINS - SUNDAY and MONDAY...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) August 30, 2018
Keep your eyes peeled if you're around the Ffestiniog Railway on Sunday or Monday (or take a peek at our webcams) as we will be running some Gravity Train specials with our heritage slate waggons... More details @ https://t.co/8DA5qHw74m pic.twitter.com/e7n3CSfgF5
'SUPER-POWER: NOW WE ARE TWENTY-ONE'...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) August 30, 2018
Friday 14th - Sunday 16th September
A PDF version of the 'Super-Power' Booking Form is now available to download from our website @ https://t.co/4Z1YMFboY7 - includes an outline of the event activities as well as ticket information... pic.twitter.com/SzUsw1EtlS
REMINDER - REDUCED ACCESS AT CAERNARFON— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) August 29, 2018
29th August - 4th September
Work taking place over the next week means that there will be no level access to the station platform during this time.
More info @ https://t.co/9XH1LmZjwD pic.twitter.com/SoTxrdwqru
What a great way to spend my bank holiday!— Georgie Butler ✏️ (@G_Butler97) August 28, 2018
Loved being back @festrail volunteering as a buffet steward.
Especially when my train was #doubleheaded by my two favourite engines!
Photo from: https://t.co/PQcjfDy8qg#steamengine #steam #trains #trainspotting #narrowgauge #ffestiniog pic.twitter.com/5usoo9ohju