Ffestiniog Railway Heritage Ltd
Ffestiniog Railway Heritage Ltd (FRHL), Company Number 02231595, was incorporated in March 1988 with a different title and renamed with its present title in July 2001. It is a non-trading limited company with, since February 2004, its directors being nominated by the Festiniog Railway Trust as representatives of the Trust, the Festiniog Railway Company, the Festiniog Railway Heritage Group and the Welsh Highland Railway Heritage Group.
Initially established to resolve some complex legal issues surounding ownership of the vehicles restored with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund its remit has subsequently been extended to include oversight of all heritage assets, including rolling stock, the development of heritage related policies, advising the Company & Trust on heritage related issues and serving as a vehicle for applying for and managing heritage related grant funding. FRHL is also responsible for overseeing the management of the FR Museum collection and the FR Company's Archive collections.
As at January 2007 the directors were:
As the FR Co. is now responsible for the WHR, heritage matters relevant to that railway also fall under the remit of FRHL. David Allan is chairman of the Welsh Highland Railway Heritage Group and a former Chairman of the Board of Welsh Highland Railway (Porthmadog). Contact with the FR Heritage Group is maintained through Adrian Gray.