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.
Click HERE for details of access for disabled visitors.
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.
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.
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)
EASTER EGG SPECIALS : Easter Egg Specials will be running on Friday 18th, Saturday 19th, Sunday 20th and Monday 21st April from the Milton of Crathes station. All travelling children will receive a free Easter Egg, so bring all the family along for a ride.
Click HERE for details of the timetable and fares.
ADVANCE BOOKING IS NOT REQUIRED
Andrew Barclay 'Salmon' arriving at the railway soon !
THE EASTER EGG SPECIALS ARE ON
Friday 18th, Saturday 19th, Sunday 20th
and Monday 21st April
Services run every 45 minutes from 11.00 - 4.15
Click HERE for the 2014 information leaflet.
Diesel hauled passenger services with a free Easter egg for all travelling children.
No advance booking necessary !