Snowdon Mountain Railway hosts a weekend of celebrations to mark its 120th anniversary

Earlier in September Snowdon Mountain Railway hosted a weekend of celebrations to mark its 120th anniversary. Existing for 120 years is something to celebrate for any business, but when you consider our business involves taking passengers by... Read more »

84 year old Ron Barnes climbs Snowdon!

A huge well done to Ron, possibly the oldest person to climb to the summit? Here you can read about Ron's adventure, with friendships made along the way... An Old Guy Climbs Snowdon. I climbed Snowdon, Yr... Read more »

120th Celebration Weekend

Join us for a weekend of fun and excitement as we celebrate 120 years of Snowdon Mountain Railway!  From Friday 2nd - Sunday 4th September from 10am onwards, here in our station forecourt in Llanberis. Snowdonia Distillery... Read more »

Dafydd Bullock Plays First Ever Alphorn on Snowdon Summit!

Dafydd Bullock was born in Llanberis. His grandfather, Ben Jones, and Uncle, John Roderick Jones, were both drivers at Snowdon Mountain Railway. He lived in Luxembourg for 33 years, and until recently lived for part of the... Read more »

Local Schoolchildren Help Celebrate Snowdon Mountain Railway's 120th Anniversary

Local schoolchildren helped to celebrate Snowdon Mountain Railway’s 120th anniversary recently when they took the train to the summit.   48 pupils from Ysgol Dolbadarn in Llanberis came along to enjoy a leisurely ride to the top... Read more »

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Visitor Information

Come and visit Snowdon Mountain Railway in our 120th anniversary year!

2016 season ends on Sunday 30th October.

Our Traditional Diesel Service and Heritage Steam Experience run to the summit daily, subject to weather conditions.

Tickets can be booked in advance online or by calling our ticket office on 01286 870 223 (after 1pm).

You can keep up to date with what we're up to by following us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

We look forward to seeing you soon!


Click here for an up-to-the-minute Snowdon Summit Met Office report.

Rates and specials

Online Ticket Prices
Adult: (16 years+)
Return From £29.00
Child: (3 - 15 years)
Return From £20.00


Please call 01286 870 223 for all enquiries.

For bookings please call after 1pm (daily) when our bookings team will be available to assist you.

Our office hours are Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4pm.

Snowdon Mountain Railway
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