Useful links


A free Wiki style encyclopedia, run by the Heritage Group, which anyone can edit. It covers the history of the Festiniog Railway from the 19th Century to the present day.

The Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway Company

The railway company’s main site which includes timetables, fares, detailed information on the line, up to date details on events and more.

The Ffestiniog Railway Society

The Society is the official supporters’ body for the Ffestiniog Railway Company.

The Welsh Highland Heritage Group

This group carries out a similar role to the FR Heritage Group for the Welsh Highland Railway between Caernarfon and Porthmadog.

Ffestiniog & WHR Online Photo Archive

An amazing archive containing historic photos of both the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland lines.

The Narrow Gauge Railway Museum

Based at Towyn on the Talyllyn Railway, the museum covers all aspects of narrow gauge railways in Great Britain and Ireland, with particular emphasis on Welsh slate lines.