Snowdon Mountain Railway Reopening Statement

In light of the Welsh government’s lifting of restrictions, Snowdon Mountain Railway is pleased to announce its reopening on Friday 10th July 2020. Information on services available After careful consideration we have decided not to open the summit building ‘Hafod Eryri’ for the 2020 season. This decision is based on the difficult practicalities of trying […]

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We’re Good to Go!

We’re pleased to announce that we’re “Good to Go” for our reopening on Friday 10th July following recent ‘Visit Britain’ certification that we adhere to COVID-19 industry standards. This certification confirms that we have read and implemented the Government’s COVID-19 reopening guidance, understand the guidance from Public Health Wales and have a COVID-19 Risk Assessment […]

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Heritage Great Britain invests £1.1million in new Hybrid Diesel locomotives for Snowdon Mountain Railway

‘Greener’ trains will join the fleet at the popular North Wales tourist attraction  Heritage Great Britain, who operate one of Wales’ biggest tourist destinations; Snowdon Mountain Railway, have invested £1.1million in their new Hybrid Diesel locomotives. Merging greener technology with the historic landmark, the new locomotives developed by Clayton Equipment Ltd, will come into service […]

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Snowdon Mountain Railway invests in future with new hybrid diesel locomotives

Snowdon Mountain Railway has begun a programme of replacement for its existing diesel locomotives which began service in 1985. The 123 year old railway began looking into replacement locomotives five years ago, after extensive market research and specification development, Clayton Equipment Limited has been chosen as the preferred supplier. Clayton Equipment Limited are a UK […]

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Toilet Twinning link with Malawi for new Snowdon Mountain Railway season

During the winter, Snowdon Mountain Railway spent £300,000 on a complete renewal of the toilet facilities at its Llanberis station. Alongside this, the railway has ‘Twinned’ the new facilities with toilets built for a school in Malawi. Toilet Twinning is a charity initiative which helps improve sanitation in countries where governments fail to provide adequate […]

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Senior appointment strengthens Snowdon Mountain Railway team

The Snowdon Mountain Railway has announced that they have appointed a new Revenue Manager. Chris Jones, who was most recently Operations Manager for Premier Inn, joins the 28 member strong team and will be based in Llanberis. Chris will become deputy to Commercial Manager Vince Hughes. Chris was born and raised in Pwllheli, which can be found around […]

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Successful finale to star-studded season brings thousands more to Snowdon Mountain Railway

A visit from a Swiss engine, along with a memorable appearance by a Welsh singing superstar, brought thousands more visitors to Snowdon Mountain Railway this season. The train, from the Brienz Rothorn Bahn (BRB) railway in Switzerland, travelled 900 miles to North Wales last month, to meet up with its sister locomotives on Snowdon. The […]

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