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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.

Attention SATNAV users

Post Code for Dufftown Station is AB55 4BA Post Code for Keith Town Station is AB55 5BR


LOCO SHED APPEAL



“LIGHT HEARTED LINES”

A BOOK OF RAILWAY MEMORIES, ANECDOTES AND STORIES FROM THE 1960s AND 1970s FROM INVERNESS THROUGH THE HIGHLANDS AND NORTH EAST OF SCOTLAND

BY KDRA MEMBER - DAVID FASKEN

ALL PROCEEDS FROM THE BOOK WILL BE DIRECTED TO THE KEITH & DUFFTOWN RAILWAY LOCOMOTIVE SHED APPEAL

AVAILABLE FROM KEITH TOWN STATION SHOP AND DUFFTOWN STATION BOOKING OFFICE ONLY £10

OR BUY DIRECT FROM THE AUTHOR - David R. Fasken, St Margaret’s Rectory, Forgue, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 6DQ for only £10 (including post & packing to UK addresses)

Please make cheques payable to “David R. Fasken”

A RAILWAY BOOK WITH A DIFFERENCE! INCLUDING HITHERTO UNPUBLISHED PHOTOGRAPHS AND RAILWAY FACTS

THIS IS A BOOK TO BE ENJOYED WITH A DRAM!

We are very pleased to announce that the appeal has now reached and exceeded our target! A very large and heart felt thank you to all whose donations enabled us to reach our target. In 2013 we had hoped to have a grand opening of the shed where we had hoped to meet those who made it all possible. However, this will not now be the case and we will provide an update on the situation in 2014.

We have closed the Shed Appeal but continue with a Track Appeal to raise funds for the second track in the shed.

For details of the appeal use Appeals link to the left or click this link: Appeals



Website last updated 29/09/2014. Changes to Events page, Permanent Way page Work Schedule section and this page Scheduled Services and Special Events sections.


Service Information

Next trains running on:
Type of service:
Trains from Keith Town:
Trains from Dufftown:

For details of other days when trains will be running, and ticket prices, click this link: Timetable & Fares

 

Scheduled Services for 2014

Scheduled services for 2014 started on Friday 18th April and ended on Sunday 28th September 2014.

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.

Appeals

We have launched an appeal to raise funds to move the loco shed from Drummuir to Dufftown.

The Appeal fund reached £29,100 as of 05/07/2014. A very large and heart felt thank you to all whose donations enabled us to reach our target. In 2013 we had hoped to have a grand opening of the shed where we had hoped to meet those who made it all possible. However, this will not now be the case and we will provide an update on the situation in 2014.

We have closed the Shed Appeal but continue with a Track Appeal to raise funds for the second track in the shed.

For details of the above use Appeals link to the left or click this link: Appeals

Special Events

Next Special Event, the Ghost Train SORRY FULLY BOOKED. For details of our Special Events 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, Catering 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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