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Lapland Express 2017
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New MP and MLA Visit DCDR

New South Down MP Chris Hazzard and MLA Emma Rogan visited the Downpatrick & County Down Railway last Saturday to see for themselves the exciting extension plans for the local heritage railway. The elected representatives were taken out on a light engine as far is...

Bank Holiday Weekend Steam & Diesel Trains

Heritage diesel traction has its turn in the limelight this August Bank Holiday weekend, as the Downpatrick & County Down Railway turns over its passenger trains to the Americans on Sunday 27th August. Railway Chairman, Robert Gardiner said, “This is your only...

Lapland Express 2017

It's never too early to think about Christmas....! Our Lapland Express tickets are now on sale via our online ticket office. Book early to be sure of getting your preferred date and time. See our dedicated Lapland Express page for more details, or go straight to the...