The Snowdon Mountain Railway (Pen & Sword)

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The Snowdon Mountain Railway is arguably the most spectacular of the many Welsh narrow gauge railways, travelling from the popular tourist destination of Llanberis to the summit of Wales' highest mountain, Snowdon.

This book, by Welsh narrow gauge railway expert Peter Johnson, examines the history of the railway, from its beginnings in the 1890s through to the present day. The book is divided into chapters, each covering a different subject or period in time:

  • Setting the Scene
  • Construction
  • The Inspection
  • The Accident and the Inquest
  • Preparing for Reopening
  • The Summit and its Buildings
  • Under New Management
  • The Davies Era
  • The Cadogan Era
  • 21st Century Heritage Attraction

The Snowdon Mountain Railway is the definitive history of this fascinating Welsh mountain railway. Well-illustrated throughout with photographs, maps and diagrams. Hardback. 264 pages.

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