Steam Train Excursions

"Steam Train Excursions"

Steam Train Excursions

The Railway Preservation Society of Ireland regularly organises steam train excursions and event throughout the year on Ireland’s rail network.

Don’t miss the opportunity to take the family back in time on one of these unique steam train journeys in one of the 11 restored steam locomotives in their collection and preserved carriages complete with their original refurbished interiors.

Steam Train Events

All dates and departure times are subject to change and cancellation. Tickets for Dublin departures will be on sale at least 10 days before departure date.

Please keep an eye on the Steam Train Excursions Site for update news

Family Fun Tip:-  All these events are very popular and advance booking is well advised. Some events may be booked out already.

Ghost Train

Will you be brave enough to ride on our ghost train?! Our spooky train will take you on a steam advernture from Belfast to Whitehead and back. The shores of Belfast Lough will be your scenery. The invitation is open, as always, for your little (and not so little) ghosts and ghouls to come dressed in seasonal costume.

Ticket holding little goblins will all receive a spooky goody bag.

Family Fun Tip: Book early for this trip as it is very popular…

Santa Special Steam Train

All aboard the Santa Special for a one of a kind experience.

Yes you are right, the big man himself in his red suit ‘Santa’ will be on board to meet all the boy’s and girl’s to review their Christmas list.

Santa and his helpers will be giving out present to all the good boy’s and girl’s, so help around the house and get to bed early before this special steam train trip that you will treasure

Family Fun Tip:- Book early for this trip as it is very popular…

The Kingstown Special Steam Train Excursions – TBC

In association with the Railway Preservation Society of Ireland and Iarnrod Eireann, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council presents The Kingstown Special so that folks can travel back in time on a grand old steam train with vintage railway carriages, a beautifully restored snack and bar cafe

The Greystones Experience

A great day for all the family as the main streets come alive with food stalls where you can purchase tickets at €5 each to partake of some of the fabulous dishes on sale. There will also be three celebrity chefs doing some demonstration as well as some of the local restaurants who will be lending a hand. Restaurants not in a position to cook at the event will accept tokens in their own premises. In addition, the retailers will be open with special offers available also.

For the kids there will be cooking classes and lots of fun activities, treasure hunts, face painting, stilt walkers and lots more.

Steam Train Excursions

This steam train excursions is run in association with Heritage Railway Association. The train will run from Connolly station in Dublin to Mullingar.

In Mullingar you can spend the day at the Belvedere House Gardens a magnificent parkland estate with its lakeshore walks,  magnificent woodland, animal sanctuary and children’s play area. Take a picnic and have a great family day out.

Booking Your Steam Train Excursions

All dates and departure times are subject to change and cancellation. Tickets for Dublin departures will be on sale at least 10 days before departure date.

Please keep an eye on the Steam Train Excursions Site for update news

Family Fun Tip:-  All these events are very popular and advance booking is well advised. Some events may be booked out already.

 

 

 

 
 

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