Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway
“Outstanding scenery, comfortable carriages and historic steam engines await you here in the heart of Snowdonia. Glorious coastlines, ancient oak woodlands, mountains, rivers and castles, all beckon as you embark on your journey on our award winning railways. With some of the most comfortable carriages on any preserved railway – standard or narrow gauge – you can step back in time to a more civilised age.
Relax and enjoy the stunning scenery of Snowdonia in comfort, with at-seat buffet service, snacks, refreshments and a fully-licenced bar featuring locally-brewed award-winning beers.” from their website
Welsh Highland Heritage Railway
Porthmadog - Pen-y - Mount - Porthmadog
From the Welsh Highland Heritage Railway Website
“We provide a short train ride in historic narrow-gauge railway carriages out to and back from Pen-y-Mount station, with, on the way back, a stop of around half an hour to explore ‘The Engine Sheds’, our extensive all weather, interactive railway heritage centre, and, subject to volunteer staff availability, opportunities to ride on our miniature railway.  The train is hauled by a diesel locomotive, or steam when enough volunteer staff are available.
The train departs from Porthmadog (WHHR) Station, just across the road from Porthmadog’s main line (Cambrian Coast) railway station, and gets back in about an hour. Before and after the trip you can also visit our shop, which is well stocked with gifts, toys, railway models and books, and the Russell Café, which serves home cooked food, coffees and drinks. A car park is available free of charge to visitors, although it can get full at busy times.
 Tickets are normally available for purchase on the day on a first come first served basis. If you wish to plan well in advance we can take requests for reservations, by phone or in person at our ticket office.” from their website
Snowdonia Mountain Railway
“Since 1896 the Snowdon Mountain Railway has been welcoming visitors to Llanberis at the foot of Snowdon in the Snowdonia National Park, to experience this awe-inspiring journey by rack railway to the summit of Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales and England. From the first views of the waterfall plunging into the gorge below at the start of the journey, to the breath-taking sights over the sheer edge of Rocky Valley, every moment is memorable.
One of the world’s greatest panoramas is revealed as the train reaches the Summit. On arrival, explore the architectural feat – Hafod Eryri, enjoy a hot snack from the café and venture to the cairn, where on clear days the views can stretch as far as Ireland.” from Visit Wales
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