Ffestiniog Railway 2024

It is the world's oldest narrow gauge railway with almost 200 years of history, taking you on a 13½ mile journey from the harbour in Porthmadog to the slate-quarrying town of Blaenau Ffestiniog. As the oldest railway company it still operate three of the original locomotives – over 150 years old - and original carriages, offering an unrivalled journey back into the golden age of rail travel.


Operator: Festiniog Railway Company

Address: Harbour Station Porthmadog Gwynedd LL49 9NF

  • Telephone: 01766 516 000
  • Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Website: View website

Open Days & Times

Daily 23 Mar-Oct (not 4 Oct.) Visit website for more details and advance booking.


  • By Bus: various
  • By Rail: Porthmadog / 1 mile


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

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