Volunteer Run Since 1979

Diesel Saturdays

Every Saturday starting 15th June

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Heritage Diesel hauled train services through the Angus Countryside.

Rekindle some forgotten memories or create new ones and see what it was really like to travel in days gone by with our fleet of mainline heritage diesel locomotives and carriages. You can start your journey at either our terminus station in the small town of Brechin of our countryside stop at Bridge of Dun, located about 3 miles west of Montrose.

In the interests of safety and security, please be aware that we DO NOT allow any public access to our storage sheds, workshops or onto the track/lineside. All customers must remain on the platforms and other specified public access areas at all times.

For information on our facilities and site access, please see the Your Visit page.

Cab rides

For that added extra, why not experience the journey from a drivers eye view and take a ride in the cab? These are available for only £10 plus a valid train ticket – speak to the locomotive crew for more details.

Buy Tickets

Tickets can be booked in advance by following the ticket links for the desired date (on mobile, please scroll to the bottom of the page). Once you have completed your booking, you will receive a confirmation email and an e-ticket. E-ticket's can be presented either on a mobile phone, tablet or in printed form. If you do not receive your e-ticket, please check your spam folder before contacting us.

Tickets are also available on the day from the booking office at Brechin Station and when manned from the ticket office at Bridge of Dun station.


Type Description Day Return Day Single Day Rover
Adult 16 to 59 years £8.00 £7.00 £15.00
Senior 60 years & over £7.00 £6.00 £13.00
Child 3 to 15 years £6.00 £5.00 £11.00
Infant Under 3 years FREE FREE FREE
Family 2 Adults & 2 Children £25.00 N/A £49.00


Brechin   11:00 12:20 13:40 15:00 16:15
Bridge of Dun 10:15 11:35 12:55 14:15 15:35  
Please note: 16.15 service is one way

Please note: The 16:15 service does not operate on the following dates: 20/07, 03/08, 10/08, 07/09. The 15:35 service on 07/09 will be delayed until 16:40 by our Take the Sloe Train service.

How long does the train journey last?

Journey times between stations are 20 minutes, with a 15 minute stop off at both stations.

What ticket types are available for this service?

DAY 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.

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

DAY ROVER: This allows unlimited travel on all our daytime services.

Things to see and do

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 up to the National Trust property at House of Dun and view its extensive gardens – only a 20 minute walk from our station, or perhaps take 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.