SH5957 : Snowdon Mountain Railway

taken 8 years ago, near to Nant Peris, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Snowdon Mountain Railway
Snowdon Mountain Railway
The down train waiting at Halfway Station. It is waiting at one of the three passing loops on the track. Once the up train has passed, it will continue its downward journey back to Llanberis. The total length of the railway is 4 miles 1188 yards (7.53 km). It has an average gradient of 1 in 7.86. Construction commenced on the rack and pinion railway in 1894.It was opened in 1896.
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SH5957, 67 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 13 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 15 October, 2009
Category
Railway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 597 574 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.7186N 4:5.8034W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 595 572
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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