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

Winter season opening:

Sunday 1st November Halloween Ghost Trains.
Sundays 6th, 13th and 20th December. Santa Specials Friday 1st January. 2021. New Year Specials.

These are very dependent on Covid 19 restrictions and the weather. Advise customers to check Drumawhey Junction Railway website before setting out for the railway.                  

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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