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, really actually a Swiss mountain rack-and-pinion railway translated to the grandeur of Snowdonia to ascend Wales' maximum top, Mount Snowdon. inbuilt 1895 by way of 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 tested a well-earned position as some of the most renowned vacationer railways in Wales. strange between Britain's passenger-carrying railways, the Snowdon Mountain Railway used to be outfitted with no Parliamentary authority on inner most land, a scenario that limits the quantity of historic details to be had in public information. study performed through railway historian Peter Johnson has exposed many new insights into the railway's attention-grabbing historical past. lovely surroundings and a special railway mix to make this a desirable booklet that may entice railway enthusiasts.

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