A pretty inhospitable place to work, especially in stormy weather such as this, and it sometimes is much, much worse than this. 37259 inches across the newly-laid track on its way to Barmouth to r... (more)
“Pocket Rocket” BR Standard Class 4MT 76079 climbs past Friog with the 1J76 16.41 Porthmadog to Machynlleth. Note the remnants of its exhaust still lingering having stormed up the bank.
33202 -- with 33103 dead on rear -- make the class debut on the line on a passenger train as they approach the Friog avalanche shelter with Pathfinder Tours’ return 1Z54 “The Cambrian Explorer” 15... (more)
Snowstorm! In one of the day’s numerous blizzards, 37425 “Balchder y Cymoedd/Pride of the Valleys” climbs past Friog with the 6W53 05.32 Barmouth to Bescot.
BR Standard Class 4MT no. 76079 skirts the coast at Friog rocks and prepares to enter the avalanche shelter with the 1Z53 14.55 Barmouth to Crewe. This location was the scene of fatal accidents in... (more)
BR Standard Class 4MT no. 76079 prepares to pass round the headland at Friog on the 1Z53 15.50 Porthmadog to Machynlleth.
BR Standard Class 4MT no. 76079 climbs past Friog on the 1Z53 15.50 Porthmadog to Machynlleth.
0-4-0ST half full size Darjeeling & Himalayan Class B “Sherpa” departs Penrhyn Point on a service to Fairbourne. Note: this is just before the day’s torrential rains arrived.
37406 climbs past Friog on the 16.30 return 1Z38 Past-Time Rail “The Cambrian Flyer” from Pwllheli to Bristol Temple Meads.