27 June 2017
Continuing progress on the reactivation of Welsh Pony, with a significant milestone of the boiler in the frames. Further funding is required.
See further details here.
20 May 2017
Our regular scribe, Ron Walker, reports on further drains activity, in Tan y Bwlch and Minffordd.
27 April 2017
The frames ready for rewheeling, the tender nearly complete and the boiler hydraulically tested. See the report for the update.
26 April 2017
A quick peak inside the carriage shed, viewing some of the current work underway.
02 April 2017
First visitors for the Quirks and Curiosities event at the end of April. And some highlights of the weekend.
17 March 2017
Latest report from the Drains Gang, out in all weathers. This time, taking a train up the line to collect and drop off items, as well as covering pipes with ballast. Report here.
16 March 2017
The latest update from the £170,000 project to restore Welsh Pony to steam.
The update shows the nearly complete boiler, tender and further work on the new frames.
13 March 2017
The ex-British Railways Wickham Trolley, which returned to the FR in 2010 has finally moved under its own power again.
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TIME AND TIDE...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) August 14, 2018
Well, after all, we are based in Harbour Station - but this is more about the time of year than the state of the tide. We may well be in the middle of summer, but it's time to publish our 'winter' timetables, for the period from September though to March 2019... pic.twitter.com/PkLGOiwdVS
@festrail— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) August 14, 2018
Loving our Past,
Living in the Present,
Looking to the Future...
An 18 year old man has been arrested for burglary at the Welsh Highland Railway office, the sailing club & the Harbour Masters Office in #Caernarfon. Another man also 18 has been arrested on suspicion of burglary at the Harbour office. Both have been released under investigation.— NWP Caernarfon area (@NWPCaernarfon) August 13, 2018
We are appealing for information after the Welsh Highland Railway ticket office in St Helens Road #Caernarfon was broken into overnight August 8 & 9.— NWP Caernarfon area (@NWPCaernarfon) August 9, 2018
If you have any information contact https://t.co/ZCbcEFE138 quoting reference 18300083901. https://t.co/kHagnx4TCV pic.twitter.com/SseJNqxteZ
Despite the vandalism at Ty Seiont, trains have run as normal today... We're pleased to confirm that - after a great team effort - the Caernarfon Booking Office / Gift Shop will be open for business as normal in the morning..!— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) August 9, 2018
Ooh, we were so excited at the news that we didn't spot that 'conform' should be 'confirm'...
CAERNARFON BOOKING OFFICE UPDATE...— Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways (@festrail) August 9, 2018
In the light of the latest news, we are very happy to conform that Caernarfon Booking Office will be open as normal in the morning...
See more @ https://t.co/4BFtptOpwX
Thanks everyone / Diolch yn fawr pawb... pic.twitter.com/CpnJrYeXMk