Switzerland to Snowdon – A unique steam event in North Wales Visit Snowdon Mountain Railway and travel free of charge on a nineteenth-century steam train visiting all the way from the Brienz Rothorn Railway in Switzerland. September 2018 at Snowdon Mountain Railway in Llanberis will see the arrival of a complete 1891 Swiss Steam train from Switzerland. Brienz Rothorn Bahn, Switzerland Travel Centre and Snowdon Mountain Railway have come together to offer this unique, never to be seen again, heritage steam event and all free of charge to the general public. The Brienz Rothorn and Snowdon coal-fired steam locomotives use the same rack-rail system and were built in the same factory in Switzerland. This event will be the first and only time they will ever meet and work together after more than 125 years of separation.