Steve Sedgwick Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways – 2009 John Ellis Williams Roy Woods Alasdair Stewart Roy Woods NEW IN 2009! We are proud to announce the opening of our new railway to Beddgelert and through the Aberglaslyn Pass to the coast at Porthmadog*. Travel by train through some of the most glorious scenery in Great Britain – through the heart of the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales. * Trains between Beddgelert and Porthmadog will start later this summer For full details visit: www. festrail. co. uk
2009 sees the opening of our new railway through the heart of the Snowdonia National Park. The magnificent scenery of this part of North Wales is best viewed from our trains, as you relax and watch the view. The towns of Caernarfon, Beddgelert, Porthmadog and Blaenau Ffestiniog, are within easy reach – and our trains will take you out of your car and straight to a large number of tourist attractions. Since the 1950s, Porthmadog has thrived on tourism, and so has the Ffestiniog Railway - and in 2009, the Welsh Highland Railway is expanding. Beddgelert is now a stop on one of the most picturesque railway lines in the UK. Ian1000 ( Wikipedia Commons) Colin Lea The Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways are part of a network of tourist attractions in north- west Wales. Many other attractions are easily accessible from our trains. Caernarfon, with its Castle and walled town, the pretty village of Beddgelert, the seaside town of Porthmadog and Italianate village of Portmeirion are all just a quick train- ride away. The energetic can even get off the train at Snowdon Ranger or Rhyd Ddu and follow the footpaths to the top of Snowdon. North Wales is just a few hours by train or car, from the West Midlands, the north west and most of England. Much more information can be found about our railways. Timetable leaflets, guide books with more details of the history, flora and fauna and places to see and visit along both lines, can be obtained from our stations. Timetable leaflets are also available at many attractions and Tourist Information Offices in North Wales and beyond.