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Lapland Express 2017
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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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Extra Santa Trains added!

Demand for our Lapland Express Santa trains has been very high, so we've added some extra trains to provide more capacity. We have added a 16:50 train on each of the following dates: Saturday 9th December Sunday 10th December Saturday 16th December Sunday 17th...

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Halloween Scream Trains 2017- tickets are now on sale!

Saturday 28th, Sunday 29th and Tuesday 31st October, 4pm-7pm Book your Halloween tickets now - go to our online ticket office! Travel on our Scream Train to the haunted graveyard to meet the wicked witch and her friends, then onward to visit Merlin in his haunted...

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