Peter Johnson's An Illustrated History of the Snowdon Mountain Railway PDF

By Peter Johnson

ISBN-10: 0860936317

ISBN-13: 9780860936312

The Snowdon Mountain Railway is exclusive between Britain's railways, relatively actually a Swiss mountain rack-and-pinion railway translated to the grandeur of Snowdonia to ascend Wales' optimum height, Mount Snowdon. in-built 1895 via the Snowdon Mountain Tramroad & motels corporation, it's always most sensible remembered for the tragic twist of fate that happened at the first day of public operation in 1896. It overcame that lousy occasion and has proven a well-earned position as essentially the most renowned vacationer railways in Wales. strange between Britain's passenger-carrying railways, the Snowdon Mountain Railway was once outfitted with out Parliamentary authority on inner most land, a state of affairs that limits the volume of historic details on hand in public information. examine performed via railway historian Peter Johnson has exposed many new insights into the railway's interesting heritage. beautiful surroundings and a different railway mix to make this a desirable booklet that might entice railway enthusiasts.

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