Special events in 2020


Deeside Steam and Vintage Rally

15th & 16th August 2020

The annual Deeside Steam and Vintage Rally held in the adjacent field is a top day out for all the family.

The railway will be operating steam services.

Crathes Vintage Car & Motorcycle Rally

31st May 2020

A great day of motoring nostalgia, in the field adjacent to the railway.

Cream teas (E)

Delicious cream teas will be served on many services during  2020 :

3rd & 31st May

June 21st

July 5th (Scottish Cream Teas)

July 26th

August 30th

September 27th

End of Season Gala (E)

8th October 2020

A weekend full of surprises with a variety of trains....

Santa will be at the Milton of Crathes again this year with a sack full of presents for the children, and hot mince pies and drinks for the adults.

He'll be handing out presents to the children in the coaches during the train ride from the Milton station, and there ll be a festive sing-song on the return journey.

Santa Specials (E)

28th & 29th November,

5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 23rd, 24th December 2020

A special timetable and fares will apply to the Santa Specials.  

All events detailed as (E) have special event ticket prices and dedicated timetables.

Halloween (E)

30th & 31st October 2020

Come and experience all of the fun of Halloween and a ride on the spooky express......

Mince Pie Specials

27th December 2020

All travelling passengers receive a complimentary mince pie and tea or coffee.