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.
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.
The Royal Deeside Railway Preservation Society (RDRPS) is a Registered Scottish Charity No. SC027686
Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and many local companies
All services are operated by the Deeside Railway Company Ltd, registered in Scotland No.241603
Station shop telephone 01330 844416 (Answerphone except service days)
Public transport by Stagecoach buses on routes 201, 202 and 203 from Aberdeen bus station to Crathes Castle.
The SatNav postcode is AB315QH.
At the Milton of Crathes, we have an award-winning Victorian station, a railway carriage tearoom, a shop with ice creams etc., all with a wonderful view of the surrounding hills. The Milton of Crathes complex includes craft shops, a restaurant and art gallery. For a short aerial video of the east end of the railway, click HERE.
Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th June
Diesel hauled services.
Click the button below for more details and advance booking.
CREAM TEA SPECIALS
Cream teas will be available again on many train services on
several dates in 2017
MEETING MINUTES : Minutes of the recent joint DRC/RDRPS committee meeting are now available for members in the usual location.
POP UP EVENT : A Wild West revival group called 'Tranquility Town' will be performing in the station waiting room and on the train on Sunday 25th June. No booking required and standard fares apply. More information at :
CREAM TEAS : Cream teas will be served on several dates this summer. Advance booking is open, Click HERE for details.
POP UP EVENT
The tube wagon refurbishment nears completion.
Click HERE for the 2017 information leaflet.