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Our next train running is in March 2018 for St Patrick’s celebrations. See you then!

Latest News stories

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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Special Delivery for the Downpatrick & County Down Railway

The Downpatrick & County Down Railway has signed for a large consignment with a former Travelling Post Office, or TPO, being delivered to the heritage railway. The vehicle has been moved into the DCDR workshops where some remedial work will take place to prepare it...

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