NEWS AND SPECIAL EVENTS
The Royal Deeside Railway
The Royal Deeside Railway is a standard gauge steam and diesel hauled heritage railway, in a beautiful setting running alongside the River Dee. The line is currently about one mile long and the return journey lasts about 15 to 20 minutes.
At the Milton of Crathes, we have a railway carriage tearoom, a shop with ice creams etc., all with a wonderful view of the surrounding hills.
We’re at the Milton of Crathes Art & Craft village on the A93 Aberdeen to Banchory road, about 3 miles east of Banchory, Aberdeenshire. Click HERE for a map of our location.
Public transport by Stagecoach buses on routes 201, 202 and 203 from Aberdeen bus station to Crathes Castle.
The SatNav postcode is AB315QH.
Click HERE for details of access for disabled visitors.
Tel. 01330 844416 (Answerphone except service days)
eMail : click HERE to send an email to the Society secretary.
: click HERE to send an email to the Operations Director.
Snail mail : The Royal Deeside Railway
Milton of Crathes
Aberdeenshire AB31 5QH
Charters : Click HERE to contact the Charter Manager.
200 CLUB : The time is coming for members to renew membership of the 200 Club. Members feeling lucky should contact the Membership Secretary with their subscriptions, visit the Member's area HERE for details.
STATION PROGRESS : Work on the west extension to the station building is being progressed to make it presentable for the start of the operating season next month.
SERVICES : The railway is CLOSED for the winter. Passenger services will start again on 5th April 2014. For details of the 2014 season timetable, click HERE.