The Snowdon Mountain Railway

Peter Johnson

This volume looks at the narrow gauge railway's history and development, taking in the present and future development of this fascinating line's operation.
Date Published :
January 2022
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Illustration :
200 color & black and white illustrations, maps & track diagrams
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Binding : Hardback
ISBN : 9781526776099

Dimensions : 11.1 X 8.5 inches
Stock Status : Not Yet Published. Available for Pre-OrderPages : 264
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Overview
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The Snowdon Mountain Railway is one of the great narrow gauge railways of North Wales, with thousands of visitors traveling to the summit of Mount Snowdon along the line each year.

This book covers the history of this historic and interesting line from its beginnings in the 1890s through to the present day.

The author Peter Johnson has been writing about narrow gauge railways for many years and has a deep knowledge of the lines in North and Mid Wales.

The Snowdon Mountain Railway is an important part of the tourist industry in North Wales and plays a vital part in providing transport in this popular and much visited area.

This volume looks at the narrow gauge railway's history and development, taking in the present and future development of this fascinating line's operation.

About The Author
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PETER JOHNSON is the author of more than 30 books, mainly about Welsh and narrow-gauge railways.

His association with the Ffestiniog Railway, as editor of the Ffestiniog Railway Society’s quarterly magazine (1974-2003), as a director of the Ffestiniog Railway Society (1992-2003) and in drafting the company’s Welsh Highland Railway Transport & Works Order, and as the compiler of a narrow-gauge railway news column for one of the mainstream British railway magazines since 1995, has put him in a good position to compile this story of the Welsh Highland Railway’s history and its revival, his third title for Pen & Sword Transport.

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