Ffestiniog


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Ffestiniog

a town in N Wales, in Gwynedd: tourist attractions include former slate quarries and a narrow-gauge railway at nearby Blaenau Ffestiniog. Pop.: 800 (latest est.)
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The family of Montgomeryshire area officer Tony Williams and son-in-law Dave Manuel has been struck by cancer and the men wanted to help raise cash - and enjoy a fun ride on the footplate of a Ffestiniog Railway steam locomotive.
A North Wales estate agent predicts Blaenau Ffestiniog will see some of the biggest price rises in Wales over the coming years.
of Liz Saville Roberts MP, who joined around a dozen protesters outside HSBC's Blaenau Ffestiniog branch, described the news as a "devastating blow" to residents and businesses, especially those who cannot drive, the elderly and disabled people.
He remained president of the Ffestiniog Railway Company and the Ffestiniog Railway Society until his death and visited the railway during last autumn's Vintage Weekend.
The other industry to have left its mark on the landscape is the Ffestiniog Power Station at nearby Tanygrisiau.
Caernarfon winger Lance Owen takes on the Bro Ffestiniog defence in the Cofis' 20-18 win to stay top of the standings
Before that can happen, massive conveyor belts will have to be installed on the mountains and the branch line from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Llandudno Junction upgraded.
Once the restoration is complete in late Spring, the Ffestiniog Railway and the National Trust will be working together on a programme of visits around the UK.
One of the world's first narrow gauge steam locomotives, she originally carried slate from the quarries of Blaenau Ffestiniog to the wharves of Porthmadog.
TODAY'S FIXTURES, North Wales Division One: Bala v Llangefni, Bro Ffestiniog v Mold, Caernarfon v Pwllheli, Llandudno v Ruthin, Nant Conwy v Bethesda.
HISTORIC steam locomotives on the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways travelled more than 60,000 miles last year or the equivalent of two and a half times around the world.
A bright blue Darjeeling railway locomotive made a return run from Caernarfon to Blaenau Ffestiniog on the combined Welsh Highland and Ffestiniog Railway lines.