Royal Deeside Railway

Passenger services operate 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.

Facilities

  • Parking
  • Gift Shop
  • Refreshments
  • Part Disabled Access

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Contact & Location

Operator:Deeside Railway Company Ltd
Address:The Station
Milton of Crathes
Banchory
Aberdeenshire AB31 5QH
Contacts: 01330 844 416
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Open days:Sat-Sun 26 Mar-15 Oct. Also Wed 5-12 Apr, 5 Jul-9 Aug. 30-31 Dec. Santas Sat-Sun 25 Nov-24 Dec.
By Bus:201, 202, 203
By Rail: Aberdeen / 15 miles

Upcoming Events

28 May- Crathes Classic Car Show

A fine display of vintage cars will be on display in the events field next to the railway.

03 Jun-04 Jun 2017 Victorian Weekend

We'll be recreating the 1860s when the Deeside line first opened, with the railway staff in period…

19 Aug-20 Aug 2017 Deeside Steam & Vintage Rally

The annual Steam and Vintage Rally held in the adjacent field is a top day out for all the family. The…

14 Oct-15 Oct 2017 End of Season Gala

A weekend full of surprises with a variety of trains....

02 Dec-24 Dec 2017 Santa Specials

Santa will be at the Milton of Crathes again this year with a sack full of presents for the children,…

This entry was last updated on 27th February 2017