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

MEETING MINUTES  : Minutes of the recent 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 :

https://www.facebook.com/TranquilityWildWestTown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l57l26RveOQ

CREAM TEAS : Cream teas will be served on several dates this summer.  Advance booking is open,  Click HERE for details.

NEWS

SERVICES : Click the button for the timetable and fares.

Timetable

UPCOMING SERVICES

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Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th June

Diesel hauled services.

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