Chronology 1995-Date

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1995 to date - A new venture[edit]

Chronology
Pre 1830 1830 - 1862 1863 - 1889 1890 - 1926 1927 - 1946 1947 - 1954 1955 - 1958 1959 - 1982 1983 - 1994 1995 - date

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"Legend"
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A table of key events in the history of the Festiniog Railway 1995 to date
Year Day Month Event Source
1995 06-08 May All Our Yesterdays Gala
1996 17-18 Feb Diesel Weekend Event
1996 . . Vintage Weekend
1997 03-05 May A Festival of Steam Biennial Gala
1997 09 Oct Light Railway Order comes into force, Caernarfon - Dinas
1997 11 Oct Unadvertised public service starts, Caernarfon - Dinas
1997 13 Oct Official Opening of WHR, Caernarfon - Dinas
1998 02-04 May A Mini Gala Gala
1998 19-20 Sep WHR Enthusiasts Weekend Event
1999 01-03 May Railfest 99 Biennial Gala
1999 16-17 Oct Vintage Weekend
2000 15-16 Apr FE2K Volunteer Recruitment event
2000 7 Aug WHR Reopening to Waunfawr]
2000 15 Sep WHR Reopening to Waunfawr]
2000 16-17 Sep WHR Festival 2000]
2000 07-08 Oct Vintage Weekend event
2001 22-23 Sep Vintage Weekend event
2002 . Feb Winter_Warmer_Weekend_2002&
2002 . . Interactive_Weekend_2002 &
2002 . . Vintage Weekend
2002 01-04 Jun 20th Anniversary of Back to Blaenau event
2002 03-10 Aug Kids Week 2002& event
2003 . Feb Winter_Warmer Weekend 2003&
2003 03-05 May Interactive Weekend 2002&
2003 24-30 May WHR Steam Adventure Week
2003 30 Jul The Royal WHR Visit
2003 18 Aug WHR Reopening to Rhyd Ddu
2003 early Aug Kidz Week event
2003 13-14 Sep Superpower 2003
2004 Late May Railfest At The NRM event
2004 early August Kidz Week event
2004 . Oct Vintage Weekend - Tan-y-bwlch or Bust
2005 19-20 Feb Winteractive gala
2005 late Apr FR50 gala
2005 early Aug Kidz Week event
2005 14-16 Oct Vintage Weekend
2006 28 May First coal fired passenger trip by Earl of Merioneth (driver - Paul Lewin) with Hunslet Boiler pilotting David Lloyd George on 13:35 from Porthmadog
2006 29 May First unaided coal fired passenger trip by Earl of Merioneth with Hunslet Boiler on 11:40 from Porthmadog
2006 early Aug Kidz Week event
2007 23 Mar Opening of Traeth Mawr Extension by the WHR(P) group event
2009 28 Feb Completion of tracklaying on WHR - Golden Fishplate Ceremony
2009 7 Apr Opening of WHR to Beddgelert
2009 21 May Opening of WHR to Hen Hafod (Hafod-y-llyn)
2010 30 Oct Opening of complete WHR to Porthmadog (apart from expansion of Harbour Station)
2011 25 Mar 'Eryri Venturer' tour train operates Porthmadog - Blaenau - Caernarfon - Porthmadog
2011 2 Apr 'Snowdonian' tour train operates Porthmadog - Blaenau - Caernarfon - Porthmadog
2011 20 Apr Official opening of WHR into Porthmadog by Pete Waterman
2011 26 Jun WHHR test train runs on to WHR to Nantmor & Beddgelert
Chronology
Pre 1830 1830 - 1862 1863 - 1889 1890 - 1926 1927 - 1946 1947 - 1954 1955 - 1958 1959 - 1982 1983 - 1994 1995 - date

Day Log

Accident Record

"Legend"
Changes Engines People
Dividend Payout Literature BOT/HMRI
History Stations Carriages

See also[edit]

Recent writeups of events and happenings can be found on the following pages