The 1870's Train

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The 1870's Train was created to represent the passenger trains running on the Festiniog Railway in the Victorian period, the carriages of the Victorian train carry a livery of Cream and "Royal Purple" lined out in Gold. The make up of the 1870's train varies, depending on demand and carriage availability, but can consist of the following Vehicles:

Palmerston hauling the 1870's train at Bron Madoc. (Photo: Martin Ellis)


The 1870's train is used during gala events and principally for The Talking Train. Otherwise some carriages are used to strengthen ordinary service trains during the peak season.

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