The Fairbourne Steam Railway is a narrow gauge line running for two miles between Fairbourne Station and Penrhyn Point on the beautiful Mawddach Estuary, where passengers can connect with a pedestrian ferry to Barmouth. The line is a narrow gauge (15 inch or 381 mm) since 1916.
For over a century, Snowdonia Railways have offered visitors a unique way to discover and experience the enchanting beauty that defines this spectacular region.
Snowdonia has always been a mecca for railway enthusiasts as the national park boasts plenty of narrow gauge railways.
Snowdonia National Park encompasses a breathtaking expanse of pristine landscapes, towering peaks, and serene valleys. As you traverse the picturesque routes, you are immersed in the park’s captivating natural wonders and on a journey through time, retracing the footsteps of the region’s rich history.
From the heritage steam trains that chug along narrow-gauge tracks to the modern mountain railways that gracefully ascend Snowdon’s majestic slopes, each journey promises to leave you with a newfound appreciation for the awe-inspiring power of nature and the incredible achievements of human ingenuity.