Snowdon Mountain Railway Wins 2020 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Award for being in the top 10% of attractions worldwide

Snowdon Mountain Railway Recognised Among Best of the Best in Worldwide Attractions, Based on Exceptional 2019 Traveller Reviews Snowdon Mountain Railway today announced it has been recognised as a winner of the 2020 Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best award winner, ranking in the top 10% of attractions worldwide. Based on a full year of […]

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£1.1 million ‘greener’ hybrid locomotives unveiled at Snowdon Mountain Railway as attraction opens for 2020 season

The world’s first rack and pinion hybrid locomotives join the fleet at Wales most popular visitor attraction as it reopens following Covid-19 lockdown Snowdon Mountain Railway will begin welcoming visitors back this week as the mountain and the railway opens to the public following the three-month lockdown. With the Snowdonia National Park now fully open, […]

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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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