Trains run along a one mile line part of the old Royal Deeside Railway route from Aberdeen to Ballater. Mainly diesel services, sometimes steam in the summer. Also a Battery Electric Railcar (unique within BR). Diesel "Driver for a Fiver" experiences are offered.
- Souvenir Shop
- Part disabled access
Deeside Railway Company Ltd
The Station Milton of Crathes Banchory Aberdeenshire AB31 5QH
Sat-Sun 31 Mar-20 Oct. Also Wed 3 & 10 Apr, 10 Jul-14 Aug. 30-31 Dec. Santa late Nov-Dec.
By Bus: 201, 202, 203
By Rail: Aberdeen / 15 miles
The railway is a standard gauge steam and diesel hauled heritage railway, in a beautiful setting running alongside the River Dee. At the Milton of Crathes, there is an award-winning Victorian station with a railway carriage tearoom, all with views of the surrounding hills.