Sky’s the limit for engineering firm

A coach built by Garmendale in Ilkeston soars up to great heights on the Snowdon Mountain Railway.

A coach built by Garmendale in Ilkeston soars up to great heights on the Snowdon Mountain Railway.

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Train carriages currently soaring their way up one of the highest mountains in the UK were built right here in Ilkeston.

Garmendale Engineering, based in Manners Industrial Estate, was commissioned to design and build four coaches for the Snowdon Mountain Railway.

The firm, which also makes theme park rides, used state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques to build the high quality, lightweight and environmentally friendly vehicles – and used a new composite material which had never been used before.

Read more about Garmendale’s incredible contract in the Advertiser out Thursday March 21.

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