The Royal Deeside Railway

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ACCESS :

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.

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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.


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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.

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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Copyright © Deeside Railway Company 2013 to 2017 All Rights Reserved

NEWS :

Updated 18/3/17

LOCATION :

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.

CONTACTS :

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

The SatNav postcode is AB315QH.

Entrance

NEXT SERVICES


MOTHERING SUNDAY

26th March 2017

Sunday 26th March

STEAM HAULED by 'Salmon'

Click for Mothers Day

CREAM TEA SERVICES

15th and 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.

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 Cream Teas

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.

LEAFLET :

VOLUNTEER 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.

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Click HERE for the 2017 information leaflet.

Click HERE for details of access for disabled visitors.