Volunteer Run Since 1979

Diesel Saturdays

14th Aug, 28th Aug, 4th Sep, 11th Sep, 18th Sep

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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 visitors must remain on the platforms and other specified public access areas at all times.

For general information, including food outlets, our gift shop and more, please see our Your Visit Page.


Type Description Direct/Open Return
Adult 16 to 59 years £9.00
Senior 60 years & over £8.00
Child 3 to 15 years £7.00
Infant 2 to 3 years £3.00
Private Compartment Up to 8 people max £45.00

Please note: Day Rover and Single tickets are subject to availability and are only available to purchase on the day.


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: 11/09

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?

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.

DIRECT RETURN: This allows travel from your origin station at the time specified on the ticket to the other station and then return on the next available train time.

Things to see and do

The Whistle Stop Coffee Shop

Built up an appetite during your visit? Looking for somewhere to grab a coffee? Then why not visit The Whistle Stop on Platform 1 at Brechin Station.

Offering a wide range of quality, locally sourced food, drinks and home baking, The Whistle Stop is the ideal place to relax, eat and socialise with friends. Visit their Facebook page to find out more.

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.