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ACCESS :

CONTACTS :

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

                    Banchory

                    Aberdeenshire         AB31 5QH

Charters : Click HERE to contact the Charter Manager.

Click HERE for details of access for disabled visitors.

LOCATION :

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 the timetable and fares.  

SERVICES :

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 Milton of Crathes complex includes craft shops, a restaurant and art gallery.

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)

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NEWS :

Updated  12/4

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

Timetable
Fares

Click HERE for the 2014 information leaflet.

LEAFLET :

Diesel hauled passenger services with a free Easter egg for all travelling children.

No advance booking necessary !