Arriving at Blaenau Ffestiniog is No. 10 "Merddin Emrys" a 0-4-4-0T a Double Fairlie The oldest operating Double Fairlie on the railway. Named after the 6th century Welsh poet. The locomotive underwent a major rebuild in 1987/8. Returned to steam in 2005 and converted to coal firing during the winter of 2006/2007. The engine has covered more miles than any other FR locomotive. Returned to service in 2016 following an annual ten-yearly overhaul, on 15th June 2018.


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