I have just received the following in an email from Samantha Hughes, Booking Offices Manager, Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways. We are pleased to announce that we will be running our first passenger trains over the full length of the Welsh Highland Railway on Saturday 19th February 2011. The first train from Porthmadog to Caernarfon will depart at 1045, returning to Porthmadog at 1705. The first train from Caernarfon to Porthmadog will depart at 1100, returning to Caernarfon at 1650. Both trains will layover at their destination (Porthmadog or Caernarfon) for ¾ hour to allow passengers to have lunch (not included). A special fare applies for both these services: 1st Class Adult £100 return, child £50 return 1st class fare includes morning coffee & biscuits on outward journey and cream tea on return journey. 3rd Class Adult £50 return, one child travels free with each adult, additional children £25. These services must be booked in advance. To book please telephone 01766 516024.