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Like many heritage railway operators across the UK & Ireland, due to the continued fire risk caused by the very hot and dry weather, we have to run diesel trains instead of steam to reduce the risk of us starting fires. The weather has been so dry and hot, there's a...read more
See our opening dates here - please check before you travel to Downpatrick! Please note! Due to extreme hot weather, we may have to suspend steam services due to the risk of fire - we can't risk setting the very dry countryside alight. Don't let this put you off, as...read more
Steam trains are running at the Downpatrick & County Down Railway on the weekend of 16th and 17th June as part of the new DownTime festival of horse racing, music and culture being held across the Downpatrick area. To enter into the spirit of fun, there’s a special...read more
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.