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Take a look through some of our featured blog posts where we have displayed a handful of our accomplishments. Updated regularly so stay tuned for future content.

3rd September 2019

Snowdon Mountain Railway – Six years later

The Snowdon Mountain Railway is a narrow gauge rack and pinion railway in the UK and winds through spectacular scenery to take visitors the 4.7miles from Llanberis to the 1,085m Summit of Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales. In 1894, work began on the construction of the Snowdon Mountain Railway. It had taken over 20 […]

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6th August 2019

See you in Paris at IAAPA Europe

It’s that time of year again when the whole team pack up and take themselves off to the shows in Europe and the US. This year, EAS has been re-branded to become the IAAPA Expo Europe and it’s being held in Paris at the Porte de Versailles on the outskirts of the city. It’s around […]

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29th May 2019

We’re hiring! – Mechanical Design Engineer

We're looking for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team with experience of using Solidworks and AutoCad.

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22nd May 2019

We continue to innovate

We have designed an entirely new electric car track retention system design made from a mix of steel and a new polypropylene compound that is a total game changer.

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10th April 2019

The Planes are flying home to Oakwood Theme Park Aerodrome

Here’s a sneak preview of some of the planes from the Aerodrome Ride at Oakwood Theme Park having been completely refurbished and repainted.  Each of the planes has been totally stripped down, before priming and painting.  They have been repainted in a new suite of brighter colours, but more will be revealed when we show […]

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10th April 2019

The Silver Trains are on their way home to Oakwood Theme Park

Back in November, we showed you a job we were working on for Oakwood Theme Park in Pembrokeshire, Wales. It was to refurbish the Silver train from the unbelievably cool Megafobia Roller Coaster. It’s such a well loved ride that it even prompted one man, Mark Lewis to have it tattooed on his arm. The […]

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13th March 2019

We think we’re turning Japanese

Over recent months, the Garmendale team have been slowly turning Japanese. It's a new market for us and we have just completed one of our best rides to date.

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6th February 2019

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

At Garmendale, we have created train rides since the 1980s. Our range of electric cars have been delivering fun and excitement for kids at both Legoland Windsor and Sundown Adventureland for many years. But finally we have some planes to add to our collection. The planes from Oakwood Theme Park are part of their Aerodrome […]

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10th January 2019

Balfour Beatty Rail Chassis, Refurbished and back on track

Balfour Beatty Rail is a seriously impressive business that is changing the face of UK rail transport. Established more than 100 years ago, their work covers all aspects of rail infrastructure for track, electrification, civils and power supply systems. They also have a quite remarkable fleet of specialist railway plant that is used to lay […]

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