A Quiet Time in the Snow
Article from the FR Co. site
This article is taken from a series of photos appearing on the old web site, and used here with permission
Along with many other railways, the FR has in the past operated during the Xmas/New Year period.
Heavy snowfalls on this day made the whole area around the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways quite treacherous to negotiate - except by train! Here are some photographs of the line and surrounding scenery under the white blanket.
|From the Cob looking up the Traeth|
|From the Cob again|
|A cold magical scene of the trees in white|
|There's still time for a chat with the Driver|
|Some brave family watches the steam loco receive its liquid refreshment at Tan y Bwlch|
|Rounding Tank curve approaching Campbell's Platform|
|Llyn Ystradau at its best|
|Another refill at Blaenau Ffestiniog Station and ready for the return|