183 years ago, in a remote corner of North Wales, the Ffestiniog Railway opened for business. The railway was initially used to carry slate from the quarries in Blaenau Ffestiniog to the sea at Porthmadog, where it would be loaded …Continue reading
We have vacancies in Spooner’s in addition to On Train Services. Here are details of these posts and how to apply:… Continue reading
From Howard Wilson…
Sad news comes to us that Bryan Chicken passed away 2nd January. He was secretary to the FR Trust, a director and financial secretary to the Society as well as holding other positions within the FR organisation. …Continue reading
Work continues at the northern portal of Moelwyn Tunnel. We have been sent these photos – taken on Thursday December 13th – of the work completed so far:… Continue reading
Yesterday the brand new boiler for Garratt 130 arrived at Dinas from Northern Steam Engineering in Stockton-On-Tees. It was immediately dropped into the frames. Work can now continue on the locomotive.… Continue reading
The annual Cold Turkey Train (post Christmas social) will be on Friday 28th December on the Talyllyn Railway. Please see attached poster.
If you would like to attend please email Jack Evans by 27th December to confirm your …Continue reading
The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways are a major tourist attraction in North Wales set in the heart of the Snowdonia National Park. We are currently recruiting for a Finance & Payroll Assistant to join our team, based in Porthmadog.…Continue reading
Saturday the 10th of November will see FfWHR locomotive Lilla in steam for the last time prior to overhaul.
Arriving at the FR in 1993 the loco was in a tired but operable state. Although the loco is not used …Continue reading