Ffestiniog


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Ffestiniog

(fɛsˈtɪnjɒɡ)
n
(Placename) a town in N Wales, in Gwynedd: tourist attractions include former slate quarries and a narrow-gauge railway at nearby Blaenau Ffestiniog. Pop: 4830 (2001)
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AVISITOR attraction in the historic mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog is on course to develop new trails and create jobs.
Services between Betws-Y-Coed and Blaenau Ffestiniog were cancelled due to the landslip which is believed to have happened yesterday afternoon.
Its most extraordinary feature is that the Ffestiniog narrow-gauge railway crosses the land just below the main house, offering keen train spotters the opportunity to watch its steam engines and carriages puff past from time to time loaded with tourists.
Celebrate 150 years of Welsh steam by travelling on the Ffestiniog Railway in Snowdonia this half term.
His boyhood love of trains led him to save the Ffestiniog Railway and the Flying Scotsman.
Stretches of the line between Blaenau Ffestiniog and Llandudno Junction were completely swept away in the floods.
BLAENAU FFESTINIOG sydd nesaf ar y rhestr o leoliadau godidog bydd Geraint Hardy yn ymweld a hi yn ystod y gyfres ddiweddaraf o Codi Pac.
AN historic steam loco, heading for the scrapheap and rescued by the Ffestiniog Railway (FR), will celebrate a half century of unbroken service on the scenic narrow gauge line this weekend.
Crowds lined the streets of Blaenau Ffestiniog, in Gwynedd, yesterday to get a glimpse of the Olympic flame as it made its way through Wales.