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Our next steam trains are running on Monday, 7th May for the May Day Holiday

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St Patrick’s Events 2018

In 2018 we are running trains to support the two major St Patrick's Events - St Patrick's Landing, and St Patrick's Day itself. Advance ticketing is available for these events - visit our secure online ticket office now to buy your tickets! St Patrick's Landing,...

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Trains this weekend – 9-10 December – SNOWMAGEDDON!

We're getting a lot of queries about our Lapland Express Santa train operations this weekend - Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th December. Rest assured that we intend to run all trains this weekend, our crews are used to the cold and it takes more than a bit of snow to put...

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Downpatrick & County Down Railway Society Limited, Railway Station, Market Street, Downpatrick, County Down, BT30 6LZ. Registered in Northern Ireland as a Limited Company and Charity, Company Registration No. N.I. 18685, Charity No. 101640.