Before the trip, I saw Beyer Garratt 138 hauling its Welsh Highland train across Britannia Bridge.
Following the return trip to Blaenau Ffestiniog, which brought back many memories, the Boston Lodge tour started at the old engine shed.
|Bug boxes and BLANCHE|
Down at the works there was much of interest.
|Hibberd UPNOR CASTLE with Moel y Gest in the background|
|Bagnall 1953 0-4-2T ISAAC, being readied for use on the Lynton and Barnstaple|
|Hunslet BRITOMART ex Pen yr Orsedd quarry|
|Hunslet MOEL Y GEST assisting with slate wagon restoration|
|Another surprise from the replica carriage builders|
|Festiniog / Bauguley-Drewry CASTELL CRICCIETH|
LYD came past with an Up train
Back at busy Harbour Station. Work is in progress to have the permanent facilities in place for working the Welsh Highland in 2014.
|A couple of magnificent heritage bogie coaches|
|The new signal box on the widened Cob|
|Vale of Festiniog on pilot duties|