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Snaefell Mountain Railway

The unique Snafell Mountain Railway was built in 1895 and is located on the Eastern coast of the Isle of Man, it runs from the town of Laxey to the summit of Snafell at 2,034 ft (620m) above sea level.  It connects with the Manx Electric Railway at Laxey and the line is 5 miles (8km) long and operates on a 3’6″ gauge using a Fell Incline system for central rail braking on the steep gradients.  It has a unique dual bow collector arrangement for power collection.