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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 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 Royal Deeside Railway

We’re at the Milton of Crathes Art & Craft village on the A93 Aberdeen to Banchory road, about 3 miles east of Banchory, Aberdeenshire.

Public transport by Stagecoach buses on routes 201, 202 and 203 from Aberdeen bus station to Crathes Castle.

The SatNav postcode is AB315QH.

LOCATION

MAP

PHONE (answerphone except service days)

01330 844416

ADDRESS

The Royal Deeside Railway

Milton of Crathes

Banchory

Aberdeenshire

AB31 5QH


eMAIL

TWITTER

twitter.com/Deeside_Railway

FACEBOOK

SERVICES : Light refreshments will be available on services on Mothering Sunday 26th March, on a revised steam-hauled timetable.  Click HERE for more details and advance booking to reserve your table.

VOLUNTEER STAFF NEEDED : Part-time volunteers are urgently needed to fill two positions on the railway, see the panel on the right.

INFORMATION LEAFLET : The information leaflet with details of all services and events in 2017 is now available by online clicking HERE.

NEWS

SERVICES : Click the button for the timetable and fares.

Timetable

UPCOMING SERVICES

MOTHERING SUNDAY

26th March 2017

Light refreshments will be available on services on Mothering Sunday, on a revised steam-hauled timetable.

Click the button below for more details and advance booking to reserve your table.

Click for Mothers Day
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CREAM TEA SERVICES

15th & 16th April 2017

Cream teas will be available on steam-hauled services on several dates in 2017, starting with the weekend of 15th and 16th April.

Click the button below for more details and advance booking to reserve your table.

Click for Cream Teas

POSITIONS VACANT


Volunteers are urgently needed to fill two positions on the railway in 2017

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If you interested in becoming involved and would like to know more, please click on one of the committee members below for contact details.

Dave Cowie  - Society Chairman

Dave Pearson - Society Vice Chairman

Sandra Guyan - Society Secretary

Sandra Pearson - Membership Secretary

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR - the role is to communicate with the available volunteers to allocate duty sessions on the relevant rotas.

QUEENS MESSENGER EDITOR - the role is to solicit, prepare and edit suitable articles  for the Society magazine, and to arrange printing.