Day Log/1863-10-23

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On this date, having had nearly three months of testing, changing, and practice, Spooner invited guests to a jaunt in the "new" vehicles, and celebratory dinner in Porthmadog. William Hollinrake and George England acting as drivers for the occasion. Up to one hundred passengers rode on each train.[1]


  1. ^ Johnson, Peter (2007). An Illustrated History of the Festiniog Railway. Hersham: Oxford Publishing Co. ISBN 0-860936-03-1. OCLC 180463433. p19

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