News and Events

Latest News from the F&WHR...

September 20th 2017 : Treat yourself this October with a luxury afternoon tea
September 5th 2017 : Important: Porthmadog High Street Closure - Friday 8.9.17
September 4th 2017 : 'Welsh Highland Stars' booking form and timetables now available
August 30th 2017 : Caernarfon Station and Waterfront Regeneration Update
August 21st 2017 : Steaming Through Snowdonia...

Special Events...

We look forward to welcoming you to these special events. Please note that details are continuously being updated, and you are advised to call the booking office for the latest availability.


September 23rd - 'Trailffest'

A trail half-marathon race which follows the route of the railway from Tanygrisiau to Porthmadog. A ‘Family and Friends’ train runs alongside to cheer on the competitors.


October 6th - 8th - Ffestiniog Railway Victorian Weekend

The Ffestiniog Railway is a living museum. We have been running passenger trains since Victorian times and many of those older vehicles have been lovingly preserved, so what better way to show them off than to have a weekend dedicated to that wonderful era?


October 26th, 27th, 28th and 31st - Halloween Trains

Our ever-popular Halloween trains are back again this year - with three evenings of Fiendish Family Frolics; filled with creepy costumes, crazy capers and chilling competitions...


Various dates in December : Santa Trains

December brings the annual visit of Santa and his elves - join them for a trip along the line.