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.
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 being redeveloped and we hope to have a new website up and running in 2016. In the meantime limited changes have been made to this website to show our timetable, fares and Events program for 2016.
Website last updated 05/09/2016 changes to this page Special Events section and Events page
Website previously updated 27/08/2016 changes to Events page
Website previously updated 08/08/2016 changes to this page, News page, Catering section, Catering page and Events page.
Website previously updated 15/07/2016 changes to this page, News page, Appeals page and Shop page.
Website previously updated 21/06/2016 changes to Events page
Website previously updated 13/06/2016 changes to Events page
Website previously updated 10/05/2016 changes to Catering page
Website previously updated 04/04/2016 changes to Events page
Website previously updated 19/03/2016 changes to Join Us page
Website previously updated 26/01/2016 changes to Times & Fares page and Events page.
For full details of when trains will be running, and ticket prices, click this link: Timetable & Fares
Scheduled Services for 2016
Scheduled services for 2016 started on Friday 25th March and will end on Sunday 25th September 2016.
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 funds have now all been closed. The Keith & Dufftown Railway Association is pleased to announce the receipt of a grant of £48,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund towards the laying of a concrete floor, complete with inspection pit and visitors’ viewing area in our recently erected loco shed. A disabled access will also be provided to ensure that everyone with an interest in heritage railways can get to the viewing area.
For details of the above use Appeals link to the left or click this link:
Next Special Event, Historic Vehicles Day 17/09/2016.
Followed by Autumn Whisky Festival 23/09/2016 to 25/09/2016.
For further details of our 2016 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, to Restoration, we have opportunities for just about everyone! Find out more on our Volunteers page.
The Keith & Dufftown Railway Association is a registered charity in Scotland No.SC046348
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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