FR Locomotives

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AVAILABILITY [edit]

A separate chart showing the current availability of Steam Locomotives, can be found clicking here

STEAM LOCOMOTIVES[edit]

Steam locomotives built for the Festiniog Railway[edit]

Steam locomotives acquired from elsewhere[edit]

  • Moel Tryfan - no longer exists
  • Volunteer - known as "The Peckett" - sold
  • Linda - ex Penrhyn Quarry Railway
  • Blanche - ex Penrhyn Quarry Railway
  • Mountaineer (second) - a First World War Alco
  • Britomart - quarry Hunslet owned by a private syndicate
  • K1 - the first Beyer-Garratt, restored for use on the Welsh Highland Railway(C)
  • Lilla ex Cilgwyn Quarry, Penrhyn Quarry Railway, and Bernard Latham
  • Monarch ex - Bowaters - sold
  • Leary - new vertical boiler locomotive built and owned by FR volunteers

INTERNAL COMBUSTION AND BATTERY LOCOMOTIVES[edit]

"Old Company" (pre 1946) internal combustion locomotives[edit]

Diesel passenger locomotives acquired post-1954[edit]

Permanent Way Department and Boston Lodge Works diesel locomotives acquired post-1954 [edit]

Small diesel and battery locomotives acquired post-1954 - used on the Deviation and on sundry other duties.[edit]

It should be noted that such was the interchangeability of parts of the small Simplex locomotives - including those that carried names - that identities are particularly fluid.

LINE CARS AND SELF PROPELLED EQUIPMENT[edit]

Shunting Engines[edit]

A short article appears here regarding shunting in old Company Days.

See also[edit]