An Illustrated History of the Snowdon Mountain Railway - download pdf or read online

By Peter Johnson

ISBN-10: 0860936317

ISBN-13: 9780860936312

The Snowdon Mountain Railway is exclusive between Britain's railways, really actually a Swiss mountain rack-and-pinion railway translated to the grandeur of Snowdonia to ascend Wales' optimum top, Mount Snowdon. in-built 1895 via the Snowdon Mountain Tramroad & motels corporation, it is often most sensible remembered for the tragic coincidence that happened at the first day of public operation in 1896. It overcame that lousy occasion and has verified a well-earned position as probably the most renowned vacationer railways in Wales. strange between Britain's passenger-carrying railways, the Snowdon Mountain Railway used to be equipped with no Parliamentary authority on inner most land, a scenario that limits the volume of ancient info on hand in public documents. study performed via railway historian Peter Johnson has exposed many new insights into the railway's attention-grabbing historical past. wonderful surroundings and a distinct railway mix to make this a desirable ebook that would entice railway enthusiasts.

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