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    Welsh National Rugby Union Team Climb Snowdon During Break From Training

    01st June 2017

    Welsh National Rugby Union Team Climb Snowdon During Break From Training

    We were delighted to welcome players from the Welsh Rugby squad, le... Read More

    View from the summit of Snowdon named the best in the UK!

    13th April 2017

    View from the summit of Snowdon named the best in the UK!

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    Snowdon Mountain Railway opens for a new season this month - A cherished locomotive returns, plus new website for 2017

    13th March 2017

    Snowdon Mountain Railway opens for a new season this month - A cherished locomotive returns, plus new website for 2017

    Snowdon Mountain Railway is preparing to open for its new season th... Read More

     DIWRNODAU AGORED AR GYFER RECRIWTIO - RHEILFFORDD YR WYDDFA 2017

    09th February 2017

    DIWRNODAU AGORED AR GYFER RECRIWTIO - RHEILFFORDD YR WYDDFA 2017

    Dydd Gwener 17 a Dydd Sadwrn 18 Chwefror 10:00-14.00 &nbs... Read More

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    SNOWDON MOUNTAIN RAILWAY 2017 RECRUITMENT OPEN DAYS

    09th February 2017

    SNOWDON MOUNTAIN RAILWAY 2017 RECRUITMENT OPEN DAYS

    Friday 17th & Saturday 18th February, 10am-2pm ... Read More

    Wow! 2016 has been quite a year for Snowdon Mountain Railway ...

    09th February 2017

    Wow! 2016 has been quite a year for Snowdon Mountain Railway ...

    It was a year which saw us celebrate our 120th anniversary in style... Read More

    SMR hosts a weekend of celebrations to mark its 120th anniversary

    10th September 2016

    SMR hosts a weekend of celebrations to mark its 120th anniversary

    Earlier in September Snowdon Mountain Railway hosted a weekend of c... Read More

    84 year old Ron Barnes climbs Snowdon!

    19th August 2016

    84 year old Ron Barnes climbs Snowdon!

    A huge well done to Ron, possibly the oldest person to climb to the... Read More

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    120th Celebration Weekend

    18th July 2016

    120th Celebration Weekend

    Join us for a weekend of fun and excitement as we celebrate 120 yea... Read More

    Dafydd Bullock Plays First Ever Alphorn on Snowdon Summit!

    05th July 2016

    Dafydd Bullock Plays First Ever Alphorn on Snowdon Summit!

    Dafydd Bullock was born in Llanberis. His grandfather, Ben Jones, a... Read More

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

    23rd June 2016

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

    Local schoolchildren helped to celebrate Snowdon Mountain Railway&r... Read More

    Fundraising Mountaineer Shows Partially Sighted Son the View from Snowdon Summit

    14th June 2016

    Fundraising Mountaineer Shows Partially Sighted Son the View from Snowdon Summit

    A fundraising father from Hertfordshire has taken his partially-sig... Read More

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    Countryfile's John Craven Races Runner to Summit on Snowdon Lily Steam Train

    25th May 2016

    Countryfile's John Craven Races Runner to Summit on Snowdon Lily Steam Train

    Snowdon Mountain Railway will feature as part of a Snowdonia special o... Read More

    Gun Fired on Snowdon Summit to Celebrate Royal Artillery 300 Year Anniversary

    13th May 2016

    Gun Fired on Snowdon Summit to Celebrate Royal Artillery 300 Year Anniversary

    As the sun began to rise across Snowdonia on the morning of May 13t... Read More

    Snowdon Mountain Railway to celebrate 120th anniversary this season.

    17th March 2016

    Snowdon Mountain Railway to celebrate 120th anniversary this season.

    A new season opens this week at Snowdon Mountain Railway in what will ... Read More

    Jobs at Snowdon Mountain Railway

    28th January 2016

    Jobs at Snowdon Mountain Railway

    We're Hiring! Join us in 2016 as part of the Sno... Read More

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    Staying Safe in the Snow on Snowdon!

    15th January 2016

    Staying Safe in the Snow on Snowdon!

    Hard on the heels of the hottest December on record, Britain looks set... Read More

    Snowdon Mountain Railway Celebrates Hat-Trick of Awards

    14th December 2015

    Snowdon Mountain Railway Celebrates Hat-Trick of Awards

    Snowdon Mountain Railway is celebrating a hat-trick of tourism awards ... Read More

    The History & Majesty of Snowdonia

    13th November 2015

    The History & Majesty of Snowdonia

    Firmly established as one of the British Isles' most enduring tour... Read More

    The Amazing History of the Steam Train

    14th September 2015

    The Amazing History of the Steam Train

    However much we might grumble about them today, Britain's railw... Read More

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    Warning- Road Closures! Sunday 6th Sept

    03rd September 2015

    Warning- Road Closures! Sunday 6th Sept

    Please note: on Sunday 6th September 2015 there will be intermitant ro... Read More

    Snowdon Top 5 Summer Walks - Snowdon Walks & Views - Snowdon Mountain Railway

    02nd September 2015

    Snowdon Top 5 Summer Walks - Snowdon Walks & Views - Snowdon Mountain Railway

    There aren't many places which are as blessed with spectacular sig... Read More

    Celebs who Conquered & Climbed Snowdon - Snowdon Mountain Railway

    10th August 2015

    Celebs who Conquered & Climbed Snowdon - Snowdon Mountain Railway

    Beauty, wonder and allure- Snowdon is a symbol of everything t... Read More

    The Essentials for Hiking on Snowdon

    29th July 2015

    The Essentials for Hiking on Snowdon

    So you're feeling adventurous and you've set your sights on co... Read More

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    Snowdon Mountain Railway nominated for best UK Heritage Attraction

    21st July 2015

    Snowdon Mountain Railway nominated for best UK Heritage Attraction

    Here at Snowdon Moun... Read More

    40th Snowdon Race this weekend- TRAFFIC WARNING

    16th July 2015

    40th Snowdon Race this weekend- TRAFFIC WARNING

    This Saturday, 18th July, the ... Read More

    Katherine Jenkins Visits Mount Snowdon - Snowdon Mountain Railway

    07th July 2015

    Katherine Jenkins Visits Mount Snowdon - Snowdon Mountain Railway

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    Steam Trains and Spray Paint!

    30th June 2015

    Steam Trains and Spray Paint!

    This month we have well and truly discovered the beauty of when graffi... Read More

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    Party at Snowdon Mountain Railway! Sat 27th June!

    26th June 2015

    Party at Snowdon Mountain Railway! Sat 27th June!

    On Saturday 27th June we will be celebrating 120 years of serv... Read More

    Enid The Locomotive Celebrates 120 Years - Snowdon Mountain Railway

    20th June 2015

    Enid The Locomotive Celebrates 120 Years - Snowdon Mountain Railway

    On Saturday 27th June, our Llanberis railway station forecourt will pl... Read More

    Remembering Emma

    08th June 2015

    Remembering Emma

    We are sorry to have to deliver this news, but feel it is time to let ... Read More

    Update! Y Ddraig du!

    20th May 2015

    Update! Y Ddraig du!

    Since refurbishing the Chapel roof, a new resident has moved in!... Read More

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    We love our summits!

    30th April 2015

    We love our summits!

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    Mission Impossible? ... Not for our engineers!

    25th April 2015

    Mission Impossible? ... Not for our engineers!

    It was discovered in the last season that Hafod Eryri's po... Read More

    It's here- new carriage arrival!

    20th April 2015

    It's here- new carriage arrival!

    At 7:30am the engineering staff arrived onsite to ensure the delive... Read More

    New Blog For A New Project

    06th February 2015

    New Blog For A New Project

    Today has seen the launch of a new blog series for Snowdon Mountain Ra... Read More

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    Gift Vouchers make Perfect Presents

    12th November 2014

    Gift Vouchers make Perfect Presents

    Snowdon Mountain Railway gift vouchers make perfect presents for those... Read More

    Snowdon Mountain Railway Appears on TV and Youtube

    07th November 2014

    Snowdon Mountain Railway Appears on TV and Youtube

    Below are some links to follow for programmes and films that have... Read More

    Amazing Ice Lady on Snowdon Summit

    23rd October 2014

    Amazing Ice Lady on Snowdon Summit

    During one of the most beautiful recent September nights a&n... Read More

    1914 Snowdon Mountain Railway visitors book is revealed

    08th September 2014

    1914 Snowdon Mountain Railway visitors book is revealed

    Passengers on Snowdon Mountain Railway at the time of the First Wor... Read More

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    No trains to the summit on Thursday 28th August, Hafod Eryri to remain closed.

    28th August 2014

    No trains to the summit on Thursday 28th August, Hafod Eryri to remain closed.

    Due to high winds on the mountain trains will be running to Rocky Vall... Read More

    The UEFA Champions League, Europa League and Super Cup trophies on Snowdon

    05th August 2014

    The UEFA Champions League, Europa League and Super Cup trophies on Snowdon

    ... Read More

    UEFA Super Cup to Snowdon

    29th July 2014

    UEFA Super Cup to Snowdon

    The UEFA Super Cup is coming to Snowdon on Monday 4th August! It will ... Read More

    Competition Time!

    21st July 2014

    Competition Time!

    Enter the Heritage Great Britain competition and be in with the cha... Read More

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    Snowdon Race 19th July 2014

    10th July 2014

    Snowdon Race 19th July 2014

    This annual event brings a big crowd and a great atmosphere in the ... Read More

    Voluntary Restrictions

    23rd June 2014

    Voluntary Restrictions

    The high level use of the bridleways to the summit of Snowdon for o... Read More

    Commonwealth Gold Medalist At The Peak

    17th June 2014

    Commonwealth Gold Medalist At The Peak

    Today the Queens Baton relay visited the Summit. Paralympic Gold Medal... Read More

    Today the Queens Baton relay visited the Summit.

    13th May 2014

    Today the Queens Baton relay visited the Summit.

    Today the Queens Baton relay visited the Summit. Paralympic Gold Medal... Read More

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    2014 season opens in glorious Spring sunshine

    13th March 2014

    2014 season opens in glorious Spring sunshine

    This week's weather on Snowdon has been spectacular, with bright sunsh... Read More

    Reduced Telephone Capacity

    24th February 2014

    Reduced Telephone Capacity

    Our telephone lines are currently experiencing reduced capacity, but w... Read More

    WELCOME TO A WORLD CLASS ATTRACTION

    15th January 2014

    WELCOME TO A WORLD CLASS ATTRACTION

    Our team is dedicated to providing a friendly, efficient service of th... Read More

    Great Group discounts

    13th January 2014

    Great Group discounts

    Looking for something unusual to do with your group this year? Why not... Read More

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    2013 Season Comes to an end

    03rd November 2013

    2013 Season Comes to an end

    Our season has come to an end, there will be no more trains running an... Read More

    AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT AND PRE-BOOK TICKETS

    29th October 2013

    AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT AND PRE-BOOK TICKETS

    It’s a busy half term at the railway and tickets are selling fast. M... Read More

    EXPLORE SNOWDON THIS AUTUMN

    03rd October 2013

    EXPLORE SNOWDON THIS AUTUMN

    Climb Snowdon, Wales’ highest peak with Snowdon Mountain Railway and... Read More

    STOP

    26th September 2013

    STOP

    The 5 metre inflatable STOP reached the summit this week after a quick... Read More

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    Tour of Britain Comes to Llanberis - Snowdon Mountain Railway

    27th August 2013

    Tour of Britain Comes to Llanberis - Snowdon Mountain Railway

    The Tour of Britain starts later this month and will be finishing outs... Read More

    TAS visits Snowdon

    18th August 2013

    TAS visits Snowdon

    TAS, The Abandoned Soldier Statue visited the summit in very high wind... Read More

    Fancy winning a short break to North Wales for FREE?

    30th July 2013

    Fancy winning a short break to North Wales for FREE?

    You can be in with a chance of winning a 2 night family break for 4 at... Read More

    Important information regarding the Snowdon Race

    17th July 2013

    Important information regarding the Snowdon Race

    This Saturday the annual Snowdon Race will be held in Llanberis. Passe... Read More

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    Looking for something unique to do this summer?

    12th July 2013

    Looking for something unique to do this summer?

    The Railway is now in full swing after this year’s final addition to... Read More

    Sir David Brailsford is honoured by Snowdon Mountain Railway

    17th June 2013

    Sir David Brailsford is honoured by Snowdon Mountain Railway

    Sir David Brailsford attended a ceremony last Friday at Llanberis Stat... Read More

    Launch of the Heritage Steam Experience

    03rd June 2013

    Launch of the Heritage Steam Experience

    June sees an addition to the SMR family with a new Victorian style car... Read More

    To the rooftop of Wales

    25th April 2013

    To the rooftop of Wales

    After the immensely hard work of our Permanent Way team we are now run... Read More

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    April Service

    22nd April 2013

    April Service

    Following the heavy snow in March we are currently running up to Clogw... Read More

    Service resumes after heavy snow

    02nd April 2013

    Service resumes after heavy snow

    Following the very heavy snowfall experienced in March, Snowdon Mounta... Read More

    Service Suspended Due to Snow

    27th March 2013

    Service Suspended Due to Snow

    Despite our best efforts we have been forced to suspend service due to... Read More

    WELCOME TO A WORLD CLASS ATTRACTION

    18th February 2013

    WELCOME TO A WORLD CLASS ATTRACTION

    Our visitors come from all over the world to experience the natural be... Read More

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    Read all about it!

    06th February 2013

    Read all about it!

    Read the first in a series of blogs about the construction of our new ... Read More

    NEW: Heritage Steam Service Available to book online

    22nd January 2013

    NEW: Heritage Steam Service Available to book online

    Be one of the first to travel on our new Heritage Steam Service. A 21s... Read More

    Overhaul of locomotive 11

    10th January 2013

    Overhaul of locomotive 11

    The winter months see much activity from the fitting team in Llanberis... Read More

    Merry Christmas from all at Snowdon Mountain Railway

    21st December 2012

    Merry Christmas from all at Snowdon Mountain Railway

    The office of Snowdon Mountain Railway will reopen 7th January 2013. H... Read More

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    Website bookings now available for 2013 season

    14th December 2012

    Website bookings now available for 2013 season

    Avoid disappointment and book your tickets for the 2013 season and be ... Read More

    Shop Closure 2012

    23rd November 2012

    Shop Closure 2012

    We regret to inform that the Station Shop at Llanberis Station is curr... Read More

    The Sun Rises on a New Era for Snowdon Mountain Railway

    05th November 2012

    The Sun Rises on a New Era for Snowdon Mountain Railway

    The next exciting stage of development for Snowdon Mountain Railway... Read More

    Last Train of the Season Leaves Llanberis

    04th November 2012

    Last Train of the Season Leaves Llanberis

    The last train of the 2012 season has just left Llanberis with a weddi... Read More

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    Last Few Days of 2012 Season

    30th October 2012

    Last Few Days of 2012 Season

    Snowdon Mountain Railway will be finishing for the season on Sunday 4t... Read More

    Snowdonia Marathon Traffic

    23rd October 2012

    Snowdonia Marathon Traffic

    We would like to point out to anyone intending to travel on Saturday t... Read More

    Sammy the Snowdon Summit Squirrel

    28th September 2012

    Sammy the Snowdon Summit Squirrel

    Today a member of staff at Hafod Eryri, the Snowdon summit visitor c... Read More

    PHONE OUTAGE

    27th September 2012

    PHONE OUTAGE

    Llanberis is experiencing a major telephone problem after a main cabl... Read More

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    Paralympic Torch at the Summit

    22nd August 2012

    Paralympic Torch at the Summit

    Snowdon Mountain Railway was proud to be able to play a small part in ... Read More

    Mysterious floating object.......?

    02nd August 2012

    Mysterious floating object.......?

    This image was kindly sent into the Railway by Anne Clews who traveled... Read More

    Snowdon Race 2012

    18th July 2012

    Snowdon Race 2012

    Saturday 21st July 2012 is Snowdon Race day in Llanberis. Once again a... Read More

    Llongyfarchiadau!/ Congratulations!

    14th June 2012

    Llongyfarchiadau!/ Congratulations!

    Snowdon Mountain Railway ran a week-long competition on site at the At... Read More

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    The Olympic Torch at the Summit of Snowdon

    31st May 2012

    The Olympic Torch at the Summit of Snowdon

    Sir Chris Bonnington lit the Olympic Flame on the summit of Snowdon on... Read More

    Olympic Torch on Snowdon

    23rd May 2012

    Olympic Torch on Snowdon

    The Olympic Torch will be lit by Sir Chris Bonnington on the summit of... Read More

    Earliest Ever Summit Opening

    30th March 2012

    Earliest Ever Summit Opening

    In 116 years of operation Snowdon Mountain Railway has never been able... Read More

    Open for 2012

    25th March 2012

    Open for 2012

    Snowdon Mountain Railway opened for the 2012 season on Saturday 17th M... Read More

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    2012 season opens 17th March

    24th February 2012

    2012 season opens 17th March

    Snowdon Mountain Railway will open for the 2012 season on March 17th w... Read More

    New Mountain Info Service App Launched

    14th February 2012

    New Mountain Info Service App Launched

    This week Mountain Leader Training launched their brand new ‘Mounta... Read More

    Winter Trackwork

    13th February 2012

    Winter Trackwork

    At Snowdon Mountain Railway we have five miles of track and our annual... Read More

    Seasonal Positions Available - Apply Now

    02nd February 2012

    Seasonal Positions Available - Apply Now

    Would you like the opportunity to work at one of Wales most famous ... Read More

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    Snowdon Mountain Railway Photo Appeal

    09th December 2011

    Snowdon Mountain Railway Photo Appeal

    A month on from the widely reported fire that took place in the early ... Read More

    Olympic Torch comes to Snowdon

    23rd November 2011

    Olympic Torch comes to Snowdon

    Earlier this month it was annouced that the Olympic torch will be vist... Read More

    Retail Outlet & FreeTheatre To Stay Open Until Christmas

    30th October 2011

    Retail Outlet & FreeTheatre To Stay Open Until Christmas

    Although trains have finished running for this year the Station Shop a... Read More

    Litter Picking on Snowdon

    04th October 2011

    Litter Picking on Snowdon

    Snowdonia Society in association with Snowdon Mountain Railway are org... Read More

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    Pudsey visits Snowdon Mountain Railway

    01st August 2011

    Pudsey visits Snowdon Mountain Railway

    Snowdon Mountain Railway experienced a VIP guest last Wednesday (27th ... Read More

    Snowdon marks new peak for lager production

    26th July 2011

    Snowdon marks new peak for lager production

    Saturday (23rd July) marked not only the 36th International Snowdon Ra... Read More

    Spacehoppers on Summit

    26th July 2011

    Spacehoppers on Summit

    With last weekend being race day, the summit experienced a totally dif... Read More

    36th International Snowdon Race

    26th July 2011

    36th International Snowdon Race

    Snowdon Mountain Railway was once again proud to sponsor the 36th Inte... Read More

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    Snowdon Race Traffic

    18th July 2011

    Snowdon Race Traffic

    Saturday 23rd July is the annual International Snowdon Race when thous... Read More

    Charitable Day on Snowdon

    28th June 2011

    Charitable Day on Snowdon

    Visitors to Snowdon Mountain Railway were treated to a lunchtime chari... Read More

    Trains still available - web booking hiccup !!

    25th April 2011

    Trains still available - web booking hiccup !!

    Sorry but the web booking system is experiencing a problem with availa... Read More

    Early start for 2011 SUMMIT SEASON.

    16th April 2011

    Early start for 2011 SUMMIT SEASON.

    Snowdon Mountain Railway trains will run to the SUMMIT of SNOWDON with... Read More

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    Summit Opening 18th April (subject to weather conditions)

    04th April 2011

    Summit Opening 18th April (subject to weather conditions)

    For only the third time since 1950, the Snowdon Summit Visitor Cen... Read More

    New retail concept

    28th March 2011

    New retail concept

    For the 2011 season Snowdon Mountain Railway is launching a new and un... Read More

    Welsh Assembly Funding for Snowdon Mountain Railway

    18th March 2011

    Welsh Assembly Funding for Snowdon Mountain Railway

    On Thursday 17th March the Welsh Assembly Heritage Minister, Alun Ffre... Read More

    2011 Season Almost Here

    08th March 2011

    2011 Season Almost Here

    2011 Season opens 19th March. The 2011 season is fast approaching ... Read More

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    A New Concept for Our Retail Outlets

    26th January 2011

    A New Concept for Our Retail Outlets

    Through the winter months much time is spent in sourcing new products ... Read More

    Happy New Year for 2011

    31st December 2010

    Happy New Year for 2011

    All of us at Snowdon Mountain Railway would like to wish everyone A Ve... Read More

    Merry Christmas

    21st December 2010

    Merry Christmas

    Snowdon Mountain Railway would like to wish everyone a very Merry Chri... Read More

    New Retail Page for Snowdon Mountain Railway website

    02nd December 2010

    New Retail Page for Snowdon Mountain Railway website

    As from the 1st December, Snowdon Mountain Railway are pleased to have... Read More

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    Snowdon Mountain Railway & Hafod Eryri closes for 2010

    31st October 2010

    Snowdon Mountain Railway & Hafod Eryri closes for 2010

    The last trains for 2010 ran on 31st october at Snowdon Mountain Ra... Read More

    Hero Melia performs at Hafod Eryri

    04th October 2010

    Hero Melia performs at Hafod Eryri

    Snowdon Mountain Railway were proud to be host a performance by Hero a... Read More

    Wildlife Partnership for Snowdon Mountain Railway

    03rd October 2010

    Wildlife Partnership for Snowdon Mountain Railway

    North Wales Wildlife Trust recently presented Snowdon Mountain Railwa... Read More

    RIBA Award for Hafod Eryri

    25th August 2010

    RIBA Award for Hafod Eryri

    On 30th July the RIBA ( Royal Insitute of British Architects ) present... Read More

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    Stuart Maconie Visits Snowdon Mountain Railway

    24th August 2010

    Stuart Maconie Visits Snowdon Mountain Railway

    On Sunday 22nd August Stuart Maconie, radio and TV personality and the... Read More

    A Piece of History

    21st August 2010

    A Piece of History

    Snowdon Mountain Railway has just been lucky enough to receive a piece... Read More

    Marking the Generations

    13th August 2010

    Marking the Generations

    Snowdon Mountain Railway is one of the oldest active operational compa... Read More

    Rolf Harris filming at Snowdon Mountain Railway

    04th August 2010

    Rolf Harris filming at Snowdon Mountain Railway

    Early in July Snowdon Mountain Railway was again pleased to welcome an... Read More

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    Michael Portillo at Snowdon Mountain Railway

    04th August 2010

    Michael Portillo at Snowdon Mountain Railway

    At the end of May we also welcomed Michael Portillo, and a film crew, ... Read More

    Tony Robinson Birth of Britain Channel 4 Jan 17th

    04th August 2010

    Tony Robinson Birth of Britain Channel 4 Jan 17th

    Tony Robinson is on Channel 4 tonight (Jan 17th) with a programme abou... Read More

    History in the making

    11th July 2010

    History in the making

    Having always prided ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer ... Read More

    An Illustrated History of the Snowdon Mountain Railway

    25th March 2010

    An Illustrated History of the Snowdon Mountain Railway

    Despite its popularity with visitors, the Snowdon Mountain Railways fa... Read More

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    International Snowdon Race 2010

    04th October 2009

    International Snowdon Race 2010

    INTERNATIONAL SNOWDON RACE 2010 One of the toughest endurance chall... Read More