Volunteer Run Since 1979

Easter Eggspress

8th Apr, 9th Apr

Saturday 8th April: Book now

Sunday 9th April: Book now

Enjoy a fun family day out at the Caledonian Railway!

Steam train services from 11:00 each day!

The Easter Eggspress departs the Caledonian Railway this Easter Weekend! All paying passengers will receive an Easter treat from one of our friendly volunteers whilst on board the train. 


Type Description Open Return
Adult 16 to 59 years £10.00
Senior 60 years & over £9.00
Child 3 to 15 years £8.00
Infant 2 to under 3 years £4.00
Baby* Under 2 years FREE
Family 2 adults & 2 children £32.00
Note: One way fares only available to purchase on the day.

* babies under 2 do not receive a chocolate treat as their tickets are free. If you would like your baby to receive a chocolate egg, please purchase an Infant ticket.


Brechin   11:00 12:20 13:40 15:00 16:15
Bridge of Dun 10:15 11:35 12:55 14:15 15:35  

Note: 10:15 and 16:15 services are diesel hauled. 16:15 is one way.

What is an Open Return/One Way ticket?

OPEN RETURN: This allows travel from your origin station at the time specified on the ticket to the other station and then return on any train time. You may return on the next available train or wait for later departures - the choice is up to you.

ONE WAY: This allows travel from your origin station at the time specified on the ticket to the other station only.

How long does the train journey last for?

Journey time between stations is 20 minutes, with a 15 minute stop off at both stations. A return journey lasts around 1 hour.

Things to see and do

Basin Rambler Bus Service (FREE)

Why not make it a full day out by taking advantage of the FREE Classic Bus Service operating between our Bridge of Dun station, the House of Dun, Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre, Montrose High Street & Railway Station.

Montrose Railway Station Depart 1058 1200 1320 1440
Montrose High Street Depart 1100 1202 1322 1442
Montrose Air Station Museum Depart - 1207 1327 1447
NTS House of Dun Depart 1111 1216 1336 1456
Bridge of Dun Station (Bus) Arrive 1115 1220 1340 1500
Bridge of Dun Station (Train) Depart 1135 1255 1415 1535
Bridge of Dun Station (Bus) Depart 1135 1255 1415 1535
NTS House of Dun Depart 1144 1304 1424 1544
Montrose Air Station Museum Depart 1154 1313 1433 1553
Montrose High Street Depart 1158 1318 1438 1558
Montrose Railway Station Arrive 1200 1320 1440 1600

Miniature Railway Rides (FREE)

Take a trip on our very own miniature railway located on Platform One at Brechin station. Please note that the miniature railway rides are weather permitting.

Brakevan Rides (FREE)

Available from Platform One at Bridge of Dun.

Food Outlets and Gift Shop

The Whistle Stop coffee shop at Brechin station will be open both days. For general information, including food outlets, our gift shop and more, please see our Your Visit Page.

Walks Around Bridge of Dun

The Angus countryside is magnificent at this time of year and at Bridge of Dun station you have the choice to extend your visit to include a walk to Montrose Basin Local Nature Reserve to see the local wildlife – pick up one of our free “Walks From Bridge of Dun” leaflet from one of our leaflet racks. 


Tickets are available from our ticket provider using the links below.