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Tourist Trains > Ireland

Scenic railways and heritage train rides in Ireland

Downpatrick Railway

Tourist railways feature historic train rides and scenic routes to provide memorable day trips that are fun for the whole family! Shown: Downpatrick & County Down Railway, Downpatrick, County Down, Northern Ireland.

Republic of Ireland

Fintown, County Donegal

A century ago, "An Mhuc Dhubh," reminded locals of a legendary Black Pig expected to herald peace in Ireland. Today, the historic train hugs Loch Finn along a 4 mi/6.5 km stretch of narrow gauge line. Highlights include track reconstruction and goods store/workshop. Trains operate seasonally. Selected features: rail museum, holiday/event excursions.

Kilmeadan, County Waterford

Affording panoramic views of the river, rolling farmland and mountains, this narrow gauge heritage railway passes world famous Mount Congreve Gardens and a former Viking settlement along its 4.5 mi/6 km line. Highlights include Champagne Strawberry Sunset Express excursions. Trains operate seasonally. Selected features: station buffet services, holiday/event excursions, train charters, gift shop, gift certificates, wheelchair access.

Northern Ireland

Bushmills, County Antrim

Heritage steam locomotives link the town of Bushmills and Giant's Causeway, the famous geological World Heritage Site on the North Antrim coast. Highlights include picnic area. Trains operate seasonally. Selected features: rail museum, onboard and station cafe, holiday excursions, gift shop.

Downpatrick, County Down

Northern Ireland's only standard gauge heritage railway steams along a 3 mi/2 km triangle of restored track to a pair of local attractions, 12c Inch Abbey and the grave of Viking king Magnus. Highlights include behind-the-scenes tour; footplate, firing and driving experiences. Trains operate seasonally. Selected features: station buffet services, holiday/event excursions, gift shop.

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