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Cymdeithas Rheilffordd Eryri

Welsh Highland Railway Society

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For latest changes to the website see the
Society website Changelog
For latest news on progress with rebuilding the line,  see the
WHR Project website Changelog

Welcome to the official website of Cymdeithas Rheilffordd Eryri, the Welsh Highland Railway Society.  The Society exists to give support for the Welsh Highland Railway, including voluntary work for the Railway and financial support for projects on the Railway.

The website caters both for members of the Society and for those with an interest who might wish to join the Society.

In this site you will find information on:

            • projects the Society is supporting
            • news from the Society
            • sources of information about the line
            • benefits of membership
            • how you can help

About the Society

The Society is the official supporters' body for the project to rebuild, maintain and operate the Welsh Highland Railway, a narrow gauge line across the mountains of North Wales that closed in the 1930s. The project is led by the Ffestiniog Railway. WHRS members are playing a leading part in  the rebuilding and operation of the Railway.


New members are always welcome, whether they wish to play an active part in the Society's activities or just support the Railway  from a distance. In return for your support there are a number of benefits:

  • "The Snowdon Ranger", a quarterly magazine about the Railway
  • Free travel on the WHR and privilege travel on the Ffestiniog Railway
  • A link to a nationwide community of fellow supporters

We need the help and support of as many people as possible to realise this dream. If you are interested in joining, please see our membership page

If you are considering volunteering on the railway, please visit our Volunteering page for further information


The Society constitution as registered at Companies House can be downloaded here

Latest update to the site made 11th December 2014; Award for Tryfan Junction. Volunteers needed for Post Christmas working parties - see Changelog

Cymdeithas Rheilffordd Eryri is a Registered Charity, №1094938

All content webmasters or as indicated - This page updated 12th February 2015 by David Tidy