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17th Oct 17

Come & visit us this autumn & stay at @Portmeirion . Take a look at this great package from FfestiniogTravel bit.ly/2ycDih5

17th Oct 17

@matty_198881 Started as slate traffic only, then passenger services were introduced later...

17th Oct 17

@matty_198881 Slate waggons returned to quarries attached to the rear of passenger trains. Steam engines returned w… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

17th Oct 17

AMENDED SERVICE ON WELSH HIGHLAND RAILWAY - 10:45 to Caernarfon & 14:15 to Porthmadog cancelled due to loco failure… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

17th Oct 17

ALL TRAIN SERVICES RUNNING TODAY - slight delay to early Ffestiniog trains, but this will be caught up during the d… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

17th Oct 17

@matty_198881 As quarries got bigger, horses replaced by steam engines to pull more waggons uphill - still came down by gravity though...

17th Oct 17

@matty_198881 Wagons originally rolled downhill by gravity - no horse or steam power required.

17th Oct 17

Delays likely this morning due to fallen trees. Our inspection train is out now - further info shortly!

16th Oct 17

RT @costateguise09 : @festrail Great journey on the Welsh Highland yesterday, Afternoon Tea service was excellent & it was my niece 1st tim…

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