There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 15th May 2021 using the Reopening Timetable

Following on from the success of our Spring Steam Gala, we are delighted to announce the first guest locomotive for our Autumn Steam Gala … *drumroll*

LNER A4 60009 “Union of South Africa”

“Union of South Africa” will be one of the guest stars at our popular Autumn Steam Gala on the 14 & 15 October.

For those of you that need a Sir Nigel Gresley fix a little sooner than October, the locomotive will be taking to our tracks over the Easter Bank Holiday Weekend (14 – 17 April), subject to the completion of repairs. More information to be announced soon!

Thanks to Ian Riley, John Cameron and the Lochty Railway Company. Photo: Ian Chapman

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