Team X – A group of volunteers, who over the years have built replicas of heritage carriages so that the railway can continue to attract visitors to experience what it was like in the 1880’s. The skills of this teamContinue reading
We have many volunteers, carrying out essential work for our railway here in North Wales. Some are hidden away and others are working in plain sight. We also have many other volunteers who are busy spreading the word about theContinue reading
Photographs courtesy of Stuart McNair, who continues to keep us up to date with Caernarfon Station.
Looking amazing – All this good weather has meant work has been progressing at a fast pace.Continue reading
As Hunslet 125 is rapidly approaching, plans have been put in place to prepare Minffordd Yard for the event. With support from paid staff the Waggon Tracks Team are leading a volunteer effort to get things ready.
Good work hasContinue reading
Current carriage workshop volunteer projects include Ashbury 21 which is nearing completion but needs painting, Carnforth Carr 113 which is having a guard’s area and toilet installed in the old first class compartments, and van number 6 which is inContinue reading
We need cotton and towelling clothing – preferably with zips and buttons removed – to keep our locomotives in the gleaming style to which they are accustomed.
We get through a huge amount of old clothing at Boston Lodge andContinue reading
Work will commence this September on the new station building at Waunfawr. This has been made possible thanks to a private donation for which we are most grateful.It is anticipated that the building will be completed at some point duringContinue reading
The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways have been successful in securing a significant Heritage Lottery Fund grant of £454,500 to support an ambitious training programme to introduce heritage skills to a more diverse audience.
Part of the HLF ‘Skills forContinue reading