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Steam & Diesel Delight at Downpatrick & County Down Railway

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 26th August, with the steam trains charging into the holiday spirit on Saturday...

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Fire risk means diesel stands in for steam!

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...

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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.