Snowdon Mountain Railway

  • Snowdon Mountain Railway returns to the summit this month

    Snowdon Mountain Railway returns to the summit this month

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    The Snowdon Mountain Railway trains will return to the summit for the first time since the start of the pandemic this month.

  • Snowdon Mountain Railway to return to the summit for the first time since 2019

    Snowdon Mountain Railway to return to the summit for the first time since 2019

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    The railway’s summit service will recommence and Hafod Eryri, the summit visitor center, will reopen later this year.

  • Two hybrid locomotives unveiled as Snowdon Mountain Railway reopens

    Two hybrid locomotives unveiled as Snowdon Mountain Railway reopens

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    The world’s first rack and pinion hybrid locomotives join the fleet at Snowdon Mountain Railway as the attraction reopens following COVID-19 lockdown.

  • Railways returning to action!

    Railways returning to action!

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    It’s been a long time coming, but the main 2020 season for a number of Britain’s heritage railways and attractions is springing into action following the gradual easing of Covid-19 restrictions. Therefore, we thought we’d bring you a list in alphabetical order of which venues are operating and when they’re set to recommence. Note however,…

  • New Hybrid locos for Snowdon Mountain line

    New Hybrid locos for Snowdon Mountain line

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    SNOWDON Mountain Railway (SMR) has named Clayton Equipment Limited, specialists in bespoke hybrid battery-diesel locomotives, as preferred supplier of replacements for its Hunslet 0-4-0DH locomotives.  Two new locos will be supplied next spring to enter service for the start of the 2020 season. The new hybrid 800mm-gauge loco for SMR is currently in the design…

  • THE IVO PETERS COLLECTION – VOLUME 4 RAILWAY ARCHIVE: NORTH WALES NARROW GAUGE STEAM 1959-1960

    THE IVO PETERS COLLECTION – VOLUME 4 RAILWAY ARCHIVE: NORTH WALES NARROW GAUGE STEAM 1959-1960

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    THIS is the latest DVD from the Ivo Peters Railway Archive Collection. Volume 4 features North Wales Narrow Gauge Steam, recorded on high quality 16mm colour film, from nearly 60 years ago.  Though the programme was originally released on VHS in 1988 the material has been totally re-mastered for DVD.  And what a fascinating feast…

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