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Ffestiniog Railways

Attraction - Railway & Train

Gwynedd, Wales, United Kingdom

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The last few trips on the Ffestiniog Railway have been with the family and we’ve always travelled in the third class carriages. Today I was by myself and decided to splash out on a first class...

I did a return trip on the Ffestiniog Railway in October. It is a spectacular trip and I came home with dozens of pictures. These are a selection of pictures from the line above Tan y Bwlch.

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I did a return trip on the Ffestiniog Railway in October. It is a spectacular trip and I came home with dozens of pictures. These are a selection from the ‘bottom’ part of the line between...

In the C19th Blaenau Ffestiniog was one of the major slate producing areas in North Wales, producing high quality slates which were exported across the world. During the interwar years, slate was...

All services ceased on the Ffestiniog Railway in 1946 when the line closed leaving locos, carriages and wagons where they had been abandoned. A group of supporters formed a few years later with...

Most people begin their journey from Porthmadog. The solid stone built station dates from 1836 and has been extended many times over the years. It serves both the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland...

The Ffestiniog Railway has an eclectic collection of steam locos from Prince, one of the original engines built in 1863 and still in service to Lyd, a replica of a Lynton and Barnstaple Locomotive...

For many years, we holidayed in North Wales as daughter was hooked on the Ffestiniog Railway. Now the two grandchildren are following in her footsteps. Grandson Number One wanted to know if we...

The Ffestiniog was the first railway company to use bogie coaches and the earliest coaches date from 1873. Some of these have been preserved and beautifully restored to run vintage trains on...

This is the name given to trains of 19thC four wheeler coaches which would have been used in the early days of the railway. It includes quarrymen’s coaches from the 1860s as well as the...