This is a miniature railway operating steam, petrol and diesel hydraulic and electric locomotives.

Please note: Drumawhey Junction Railway have not produced a glossy timetable this year because of the uncertainties caused by Covid.

Current Opening hours:

June: Sundays 6th and 20th June - 1pm - 4pm

July and August: Every Wednesday and Sunday throughout July and August - 1pm - 4pm

Contactless payments available and all operations are fully Covid compliant, so we are good to go!        

This is a miniature railway operating steam, petrol and diesel hydraulic and electric locomotives.  The line is the longest 71/4” gauge railway in Ireland.  The extensions allow a variety of routes, providing an interesting journey of about 14 minutes. The railway captures the atmosphere of a full sized railway. There is a station, signal cabin, engine and coach sheds, bridges, cuttings, tunnel and a level crossing.  It's a great adventure.  The railway and station can be hired for events and private parties.

The ticket office includes a small shop and picnic tables are available around the station building. 

Disabled Access: Ramped access to platform and toilets. 
One coach will accommodate a wheelchair user and carer. 
The railway can be hired for private parties, celebration or fun events. A portable track is available for local hire to provide train rides at fairs and community events.

Various dates throughout the year visit the website for more information.

Opening Times

  • Open to the public on selected days from Easter until end of September, Halloween and Christmas from 1pm to 4pm
  • Check website for dates


  • Adult £3.00, child £2 per ride, £17 for family ticket giving 4 adult and 4 child rides Cash only

Contact Details

  • Address Upper Gransha Road Donaghadee BT20 0LZ
  • Telephone
  • Email Drumawhey
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