The Keith and Dufftown Railway is an eleven mile line linking the World's Malt Whisky Capital, Dufftown, to the market town of Keith.
This website gives full details of our services, timetables and special events, click the appropriate links on the menu to the left, or contact us if you require any further information. Click on "Contacts" for a list of useful phone numbers.
We hope you enjoy your electronic visit - do come to see us for real at Dufftown Station, Dufftown, Banffshire.
Please note Keith has 2 stations, Scotrail Keith station and KDRA Keith Town station. KDRA Keith Town station is on the A96 close to the church and opposite the Factory Outlet Shop, watch out for our signs.
Buffer Stop Restaurant
The Buffer Stop will be open on Friday 30th October and Saturday 31st October 2015, from 6pm providing hot soup, sandwiches, cakes, tea, coffee etc. These openings are primarily for passengers on the Ghost Train but are also open to the general public.
All facilities at both Keith Town and Dufftown stations are wheelchair friendly. The Buffer Stop restaurant at Dufftown is also wheelchair accessible. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee that the scheduled train will have wheelchair access, customers are requested to telephone 01340 821181 on the morning of their visit to confirm.
Attention SATNAV users
Post Code for Dufftown Station is AB55 4BA Post Code for Keith Town Station is AB55 5BR
This website is currently experiencing some technical difficulties which we are attempting to resolve. The problems affect some information placed on the web prior to 22/11/12 and may cause photographs and text to display in the wrong order. We hope this will not cause too many difficulties for you.
Website last updated 28/9/15 changes to this page Special Events section, Events page, News page Appeals and Buffer Stop sections, Appeals page, Catering page and Permanent Way page work schedule section.
Website last updated 10/8/15 changes to this page Special Events section, Events page, News page and Permanent Way page.
For full details of when trains will be running, and ticket prices, click this link: Timetable & Fares
Scheduled Services for 2015
Scheduled services for 2015 started on Friday 3rd April and ended on Sunday 27th September 2015.
Well behaved dogs are welcome aboard our trains and are carried (free of charge) at the sole discretion of the guard.
Cycles will also be carried free of charge, the guard has sole discretion as to how many and which cycles will be carried.
The Shed Appeal fund, for the loco shed reached £25,556 as of 04/02/2015. The Track Appeal fund, for the loop and 2nd track into the loco shed reached £3,850 as of 04/02/2015. We have closed the Shed Appeal and the Track Appeal and have launched a new appeal for the concrete floor of the shed. Shed Floor Appeal collected:- £2,700 as of 19/09/15
For details of the above use Appeals link to the left or click this link: Appeals
Next Special Events, the Ghost Train Friday 30th October 2015 to Saturday 31st October 2015. For details of our Special Events use Events link to the left or click this link: Events
Bookings are now being taken for the Ghost and Santa Trains for further details and booking information use Events link to the left or click this link: Events
Books by Post
For details of Books by Post use Shop link to the left or click this link: Shop
Want to help run the Railway?
We are always on the lookout for volunteers for all aspects of running our Railway. From Drivers to Trackwork, to Restoration, we have opportunities for just about everyone!
Find out more on our Volunteers page.
The Keith & Dufftown Railway Association is a company limited by guarantee.
Registered Office: Dufftown Station, Dufftown, Banffshire. AB55 4BA.
Telephone: 01340 821181.
Registered in Scotland: No. 157099.
The KDRA is a member of the Heritage Railway Association, and is supported by grand aid from the European Regional Development Fund (Objective 1).
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