SNOWDON Mountain Railway is planning to restart passenger services next month.

An announcement by the company said: “In light of current government announcements we have moved our bookings to commence from Friday May 7 2021.

“Our traditional diesel service will run daily until the end of October.

“We are also extremely pleased to announce the reintroduction of our heritage team experience from Friday May 7 2021 until the end of September.”

Currently it planned to run services to Clogwen Station, which is three quarters of the way up Snowdon.

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The railway, the only rack and pinion railway in the United Kingdom, runs 4.7 miles from Llanberis rising 3,140 feet to the summit of Snowdon and. In normal years it carries approximately 140,000 passengers.

Earlier this year the Railway announced a recruitment drive for staff for the 2021 season. At the time there were full time positions available in catering and for retail supervisors and assistants, ticket office assistants, train guards, cleaners and locomotive firemen.