The Boat Race, May 1st 

Porthmadog witnessed a unique race during the Ffestiniog Railway Society AGM weekend as rowers from the Madoc Yacht Club took on the FR’s replica of Spooner’s ‘Boat’ in an 8-furlong […]

Heritage Group AGM

The Group’s 38th AGM was held online on Saturday 20th November. Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway Company Trustee Dafydd Gwyn was the meeting’s special guest, opening it with a talk […]

George England Family Tree

Heritage Group Journal No.144 includes a detailed article by Peter Johnson looking at George England and his family. To accompany it, Peter prepared a full family tree, which is available […]

A Real “Welsh Incident”

Readers of the Winter issue of the Ffestiniog Railway Society journal may have seen discussion of a plane crash out on the sands of Traeth Mawr, near Boston Lodge, in […]

Original Diesel T-Shirts

Diesel, the clothing company, was founded in Italy in 1978. Today, a t-shirt featuring the original Diesel Logo costs around £45. We can offer you something far more unique and […]


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 […]