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Glenn Christensen

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A ride on the Festiniog
« on: October 02, 2009, 01:28:45 AM »
Hi Folks,

Ever wonder what a ride on the Festiniog is like?  Check this out ...


Best Regards,
Glenn

Part One
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Bcfim6fX-k

Part Two
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6pr1MU0BaU&feature=related

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Re: A ride on the Festiniog
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2010, 01:05:02 PM »
Looks great. I might be going there when Prince is back in steam. Does the train Oscillate like our two-footers? I know I've firsthand experienced what Linwood Moody was talking about in his book.

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Re: A ride on the Festiniog
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2010, 02:11:57 PM »
After our 2007 visit I purchased a DVD which has both the up and down trips from the front of the train.  Then I purchased the "2007 Year in the Life" DVD of the Ffestiniog, and it has at the back a greatly compressed version of the up trip in 3 minutes.

I actually bought the 2007 Year in the Life hoping I might catch a glimpse of us American visitors during their 175th Anniversary Celebration - and I did!  Actually the picture was from Saturday, when my father-in-law and I were taking pictures at Harbour Station.  All they catch are our backsides as we watch the train leave.