Heritage Group Journal No.139, Autumn 2019

The latest Heritage Group Journal is now out and includes the Chairman’s report on the 2019 AGM, a first report from the new Wooden Waggon Federation, an interview with possibly the last resident of Gelliwiog and a flashback to 1966 in ‘An Afternoon at Tan-y-Bwlch’.


Welcome to the new Festiniog Railway Heritage Group Website. We’re not quite sure whether to call it a rebuild or a restoration of the old site, but we hope you like the new look. It’s still a work in progress, but feel free to leave a comment if there’s anything you think is missing? And […]

The perfect stocking filler…

Struggling to find that perfect present for the railway enthusiast in your life, or just in the mood to treat yourself? We may be able to help… Our Sales page includes a wide range of potential gifts, including our unique Double Engine USB Memory Sticks (above) and these special Gomm badges (right) depicting Kerr Stuart […]

Heritage Group Journal No.138, Summer 2019

The latest Heritage Group Journal is now out and includes some additional information to supplement the recent book, Little Giants, the proposed signalling arrangements for Tan-y-Bwlch in 1964, the introduction of long and short section working at Penrhyn c1970 and the known deaths on the FR, along with photos of the remains of the Dinas […]

A view from the 50s…

Coach restoration, weed killing and Bessie Jones gathering visitors for tea at her station cottage at Tan-y-Bwlch are all on view in this amateur film footage from 1956. It can be viewed freely on the British Film Institute website.