Archive for June, 2015

Fireless Funday

June 28, 2015

Sunday 5th July will see the return to steam of our unusual (if not unique) Fireless steam locomotive. Believed to be the only working Fireless locomotive left in Britain,  it will be seen moving its short demonstration goods train at regular intervals throughout the day. We will of course be providing our ever popular brakevan trips […]

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Steam Day on Sunday

June 23, 2015

Dunaskin is open this Sunday, 28th June, with NCB No. 10 providing short brakevan trips. Our Museum is also open featuring our two model railways, and industrial narrow gauge rolling stock. Teas, Coffee, Soft Drinks and light snacks available. And we have that essential wee souvenir for the children in our well stocked Shop.

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No. 10 Repaired – Full Steam Ahead

June 20, 2015

Having failed early in the morning of Sunday 24th May, No. 10 has now been repaired and returned to full working order. This means she will be operating every Sunday from 28th June – 30th Aug, plus 27th September. Also note, on Sunday 5th July, our Fireless loco will be steamed for the first time […]

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Group Buys Dunaskin

June 20, 2015

Ayrshire Railway Preservation Group has concluded the purchase of a significant portion of the Dunaskin site. Included in the purchase are : the four-road Locomotive Shed built by the NCB in 1964, the Wagon Repair Shops, the Station and platform at Dunaskin, the former Ambulance Station, the Weigh Bridge, and all associated land. All other […]

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