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Our next steam trains are running on Sunday 1st July as our Summer Steam season gets underway!

Latest News stories

Race for the Train at the DownTime Festival

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...

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A Steamy End to May

Catch the steam train at the Downpatrick & County Down Railway on this year's Spring Bank Holiday, Monday 28th May, The Spring Bank Holiday Monday is the perfect chance to take another trip to Inch Abbey this time to sample the delights of a real steam train and rail...

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Iconic 80 Class ‘Thumper’ Arrives in Downpatrick

The Downpatrick & County Down Railway’s “Save an 80 Class” appeal to safeguard the future of one of Northern Ireland’s most distinctive trains came to a successful conclusion with the delivery of the iconic railcars over the weekend of 12th & 13th May. The local...

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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.