Volunteer Run Since 1979

Diesel Operating Weekend

17th Aug, 18th Aug

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Service Information

Due to popular demand, our Diesel Operating Weekend will be back in 2019 for ONE WEEKEND ONLY! Not to be missed! Diesel fans will want to mark this date in their diary - join us for some rare mileage behind our fleet of diesel locomotives. 

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 on a first come first served basis for only £10 plus a valid train ticket – speak to the locomotive crew for more details.

Brakevan Rides

Brakevan rides are available at selected times from Bridge of Dun station and will be hauled by YEC 211 and Class 08, 3059.

Drive-A-Diesel

Ever wanted to get behind the controls of a diesel locomotive? Well, now if your chance with our Drive-A-Diesel! Available from Platform 1 at Bridge of Dun with YEC 211 and Class 08, 3059 at selected times.

Note: Caledonian Railway reserves the right to refuse any person who they deem unfit or unable to safely partake in this activity.

Refreshments

We have an On-Train Bar selling a selection of locally brewed beers from 71 Brewing in Dundee, while stocks last.

The Buffet Car at Bridge of Dun will be open, serving locally roasted coffee from Sacred Grounds in Arbroath.

Locomotive Line-Up

Class 26, D5314

Class 27, D5370

YEC 211

Class 08, 3059

Note: All locomotives are subject to availability.

Locomotive Roster

To be announced on Friday 16th August.

Fares

Type Description Day Return Day Single Day Rover
Adult 16 to 59 years £8.00 £7.00 £24.00
Senior 60 years & over £7.00 £6.00 £21.00
Child 3 to 15 years £6.00 £5.00 £18.00
Infant Under 3 years FREE FREE FREE
Family 2 Adults & 3 Children £25.00 N/A £49.00

Intensive All Diesel Timetable

Brechin   09:30 10:30 11:30 12:30 13:30 14:30 15:30 16:30 17:30 18:30 19:30 20:30
BoD 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00  
Please note: The last return train on Sunday 18th is 17:00.

Classic Bus Timetable

Bridge of Dun Station (Depart) **** 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00
House of Dun (at road end) **** 09:04 10:04 11:04 12:04 13:04 14:04 15:04 16:04 17:04
Montrose Air Station Heritage Cntr **** **** **** 11:12 12:12 13:12 14:12 15:12 **** ****
Montrose High Street **** 09:12 10:12 11:14 12:14 13:14 14:14 15:14 16:12 17:12
Montrose Railway Station 08:34 09:14 10:14 11:16 12:16 13:16 14:16 15:16 16:14 17:14
Montrose High Street 08:36 09:16 10:16 11:20 12:20 13:20 14:20 15:20 16:16 ****
Montrose Air Station Heritage Cntr **** **** **** 11:24 12:24 13:24 14:24 15:24 **** ****
House of Dun (at road end) 08:43 09:23 10:23 11:32 12:32 13:32 14:32 15:32 16:23 ****
Bridge of Dun Station (Arrive) 08:45 09:25 10:25 11:35 12:35 13:35 14:35 15:35 16:25 ****
Please note: Bus departs at the same time as the train. ^Arrive

Disclaimers

In the interests of public safety and security, unfortunately there is no public access to any of our storage or maintenance sheds or access onto the track/lineside. 

There is no public access to non-operational locomotives. Customers must remain on platforms and other specified public areas at all times. 

All locomotives are subject to availability.

Caledonian Railway (Brechin) Ltd. reserves the right to alter or curtail services without notice.

Tickets

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

18th August

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