Trip on Welsh Steam Railways

 This evening, I am reprising a tour with emphasis on steam trains in Wales.

Trip on Snowdon Mountain Railway, North Wales

First deaprt lodgings at Porthmadog and drive for about 45 minutes to the Snowdon Mountain Railway at Llanberis. Here join the 10.30 am train to the top of Mount Snowdon (3560 feet) and then return via the same route. Round trip takes two and a half hours.

Landscape view in Snowdonia, North Wales

Summit of Mount Snowdon, Wales

Locomotive at work on Snowdon Mountain Railway, Wales

Steam Locomotive on Snowdon Mountain Railway, Wales

Video clip of Snowdon mountain train

 

 

Snowdonia National Park from Snowdon Mountain Railway

View of waterfall from Snowdon Mountain Railway, Wales

Upon return to Llanberis return  to Porthmadog and visit the engineering workshops of the Ffestiniog Railway by way of an escorted tour.

Next,  join the 3.45 pm departure on the Ffestiniog Railway which provides aa round trip via Blaenau Ffestiniog returning at 6.30 pm. This route passes through more stunning scenery including farmland with sheep, cattle and a horses.The green landscapes are embellished with a wide range of seasonal flora including heather (in bloom).

Ffestiniog Railway, North Wales

Video clip of Ffestioniog Steam Train


Ffestiniog Railway, Wales

Scenery from Ffestiniog Railway

Workshops at Ffestiniog Railway, Wales

Steam Locomotive, Ffestiniog Railway, Wales

Porthmadog, North Wales

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