Users' questions

Where does the Welsh Highland Railway run from and to?

Where does the Welsh Highland Railway run from and to?

The Welsh Highland Railway is the UK’s longest heritage railway and runs for 25 miles from Caernarfon where trains start from beneath the castle walls for the journey to Porthmadog.

How much does it cost to go to Welsh Highland Railway?

Return Fare
Oedolyn Adults £10.75
Plentyn Children 3 years and over £5.25
Children under 3 Free
Group (per adult) £9.20

How long does the Welsh Highland Railway take?

The total journey time between Porthmadog Station and Tan y Bwlch Station will be approximately 2 hours 45 minutes, including a 1-hour layover at Tan y Bwlch Station.

How much does it cost to go on the Ffestiniog Railway?

Ticket prices start from £50 per compartment, which includes the fare for 2 adults. Tickets for each additional adult cost £25, while the fare for each child will be £1. Child tickets are for those 15 years or younger, those aged 16 year or older will qualify as an adult ticket.

When did Caernarfon railway station close?

31.1.1972
Another line opened from Llanberis to Carnarvon on 1 July 1869. It was built by the Carnarvon & Llanberis Railway and had a temporary terminus on the south side of Carnarvon….Station Name: CAERNARVON.

Date opened: 1.7.1852
Date closed completely: 31.1.1972
Company on closing: British Rail (London Midland Region)

Who owns the Welsh Highland railway?

Festiniog Railway Company
Welsh Highland Railway

Welsh Highland Railway Rheilffordd Eryri
Operated by Festiniog Railway Company and Welsh Highland Railway Limited
Stations 13 on WHR/RhE and 3 on WHHR
Length 25 miles (40.2 km) and 0.75 mi (1.2 km)
Preserved gauge 1 ft 111⁄2 in (597 mm)

Is there a steam train in Llandudno?

From Llandudno Junction, our steam train heads up the beautiful Conwy Valley to the mountains at Blaenau Ffestiniog. This is a journey that you will remember for a long time! We continue westwards beside the Dee Estuary and then travel along the delightful Irish Sea coastline, which is well known for its beaches.

When did the Welsh Highland railway Open?

Welsh Highland Railway

Welsh Highland Railway Rheilffordd Eryri
Opened 1922
Closed 1937
Preservation history
1961 Welsh Highland Railway Society formed

What is the gauge of the Welsh Highland railway?

Welsh Highland Railway

Welsh Highland Railway Rheilffordd Eryri
Operated by Festiniog Railway Company and Welsh Highland Railway Limited
Stations 13 on WHR/RhE and 3 on WHHR
Length 25 miles (40.2 km) and 0.75 mi (1.2 km)
Preserved gauge 1 ft 111⁄2 in (597 mm)

Are there toilets on the Ffestiniog Railway?

ARE THERE TOILET FACILITIES AT THE STATIONS? Yes. There are toilet facilities at Porthmadog Harbour Station and Caernarfon Station when the station buildings are open to public.

When did the Welsh Highland Railway Open?

Does Caernarfon have a railway station?

Caernarfon Station is the northern terminus of the narrow gauge Welsh Highland Railway, located in the town of Caernarfon. It was opened on 11 October 1997 when the line was constructed from Dinas.