Beyer-Garratt K1, widely regarded as an icon of the nascent Welsh Highland Railway, has been sorely missed by enthusiasts and WHR Society members alike since it was withdrawn from traffic back in 2014, when a ten-year boiler overhaul became due.Continue reading
The Sunday work session with a works train and a gang of 8 checked and rodded all the drains from just below Plas Halt to the top end of Cei Mawr as part of the on going maintenance regime.Continue reading
Our team who run the Santa Trains from Caernarfon station are looking fror some assistance on the trains – Are you able to assist?Continue reading
Some five years ago the Ffestiniog Railway Company decided to build a new double Fairlie locomotive to sustain the ability to haul the long and heavy trains which are a regular feature of the railway these days.
Work started withContinue reading
Back in 2013 the Ffestiniog Railway Company announced the intention to restore Welsh Pony back to traffic. The loco originally built in 1867 has been heavily overhauled and completely rebuilt many times and at withdrawal in 1940 was carrying aContinue reading
Last weekend we had a very welcome visit from the Young Rail Professionals. During their visit they assisted us with a number of essential jobs.
The YRP group did a variety of jobs at Boston Lodge over the two days.Continue reading
FRS Bristol Group Meeting Thursday 21st November 2019 at BAWA ROOM 1 – Our second meeting of the 2019-2020 Season features John Burrows “The 1966 Severn Bridge (& the M48 Wye Bridge)”
‘The Bridge that changed the world’s greatest bridges’Continue reading
The London Area Groups of the Ffestiniog, Talyllyn and Welshpool & Llanfair Railways welcome you to a new venue for the Steampipes Show – the 40th show bearing that name. Our stay at The Salvation Army’s William Booth College wasContinue reading