This narrow gauge railway is from about 1845 when it was a slate railway bringing the slate from the quarries to the harbours at the Menai Strait. Today the railway line is still operational and steam engines are used to give tourists the opportunity to enjoy the views of Snodown and Llyn Padarn.
Wales (Cymru in the Welsh language) is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The major cities are Cardiff, Swansea, Newport and Bangor. The city of St. Davids is the smallest city in the UK with a population around 2000. Wales itself has a population of around 3 million. The Welsh language is spoken by around 20% of the population.