SNOWDON Mountain Railway will resume its services to the summit of Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) this summer.

The trains have not run to the summit for more than three years. Services have only been running to ¾ of the distance to the summit, ending at Clogwyn Station. This is due to the pandemic and essential work [on the highest part of the track] being delayed.

Hafod Eryri, the popular summit visitor centre, will also re-open its doors to the public after a historic upgrade to the track.

More than 1,000 metres of track have since been relayed.


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Vince Hughes, Commercial Manager at Snowdon Mountain Railway, said: “We are extremely excited to once again offer our visitors the full journey to the summit of Snowdon, and to welcome passengers and walkers back to Hafod Eryri.

“With over 1,000 metres of line relayed for the enhancement and long-term improvement of the Snowdon Mountain Railway service, this was a historic and successful undertaking.

“Our operations and commercial teams have worked incredibly hard in preparation for our trains returning to the summit, and we are looking forward to a busy few months ahead.


“This is a massively exciting time for Snowdon Mountain Railway and we have plenty to look forward to."

The railway runs for 4.7 miles from Llanberis to the summit of Snowdon and is the only rack and pinion railway in the UK. 

The attraction is seasonal and operates from April until the end of October.

Snowdon Mountain Railway opened its doors for the 2023 season on April 1. The service has only traveled ¾ of the distance to the summit, ending at Clogwyn Station.

The service to the summit will resume on June 24. Hafod Eryri will reopen to the public on the same day.