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Caledonian Railway
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“steam engine”(5 reviews)
All aboard for a great day out at the Caledonian Railway in Brechin! The railway runs steam and historic diesel trains during the Summer months as well as selected dates during the year.A not for profit organisation, run entirely by volunteers, the...more
2 Park Road | Park Road, Brechin DD9 7AF, Scotland
+44 1356 622992
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All reviews bouncy castle steam engine return journey fish and chips worth a visit looked great run by volunteers great fun a real gem his friends sandwiches gift shop train runs thomas bridge carriage santa
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

The Caledonian Railway is a fuss free, simple and nice example of a Heritage Railway, Diesel on Saturday and Steam on Sunday, however if you take the last return Steam trip on a Sunday you’ll hear the Diesel locomotive start up as this leads the...More

Thank Camie513
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Went to the Brechin Station to visit A Day out with Thomas and from start to finish we all loved it. I took my son who is 26 but has Autism and has always loved Thomas and my dad who is 82 we all enjoyed...More

Thank Jackie F
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This is a lovely line and I really enjoyed my visit. You can have a bacon roll in an old Virgin Trains coach before goint to Brechin, which is in amazing condition. The Class 27 looked great and sounded fab. Will be going back on...More

Thank AdrianH1967
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing day at Caledonian railway with Thomas the tank. Our boys 2 and 5 loved seeing Thomas, Percy and Diesel and going on board Thomas was an big hit! Friendly volunteers and great day out.

Thank Janine S
Reviewed 21 July 2018

This volunteer run railway from the beautifully maintained Brechin Station to the country stop at Bridge of Dun is a real gem. The team do a wonderful job in the preservation of the railway heritage. I visited with son and grandchildren, and two of us...More

Thank crawfie
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Steam train with fish and chips served on departure, apple turnover on return. What more could you want? Steam hauled carriages and in a reserved seat so no worries about not sitting with friends. Recommended this summer evening treat. The volunteers make this trip, working...More

2  Thank Maurice M
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

This is not the most preserved railway, however they do open and run trains to continue the restoration they are doing. It's a beautiful part of Scotland and the trip to Dun is well worth it. Get off and do some of the local walks....More

Thank jennifer c
Reviewed 18 June 2018

great trip back in time. fun for all ages. look out for specials like thomas the train fantastic day for young kids.

1  Thank K640FErobertm
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

I bought this for my Husband for his Birthday/Christmas and it was worth every penny. I paid for both places as I thought he'd have a better day with a friend so one of his friends went with him even though it wasnt something he...More

1  Thank Trina1505
Reviewed 17 May 2018

The railway is manned by volunteers dedicated to either steam trains or old diesels. We went in a 1960s carriage through the peaceful countryside, shutting farm gates as we went!! Well...we didn't, but it happened! Manned by enthusiasts it was an interesting and fun ride....More

Thank maggie9
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27 June 2018|
Response from Andy_Pegg_23 | Property representative |
Dogs are allowed on the daytime trains. They must be kept under control and on the floor. Any mess must be cleaned up by the owners.
21 June 2017|
Response from Andy_Pegg_23 | Property representative |
Yes, food is included in the price.