Steam Weekend Cancelled

Posted by on April 27, 2017 at 4:49 pm

ARPG regrets to announce that the first scheduled Steam Weekend of 2017 on Sunday 30th April & Monday 1st May has had to be cancelled. Please accept our apologies for the late notice and the inconvenience caused. Dunaskin will open to the public on Sunday & Monday 28th & 29th May 2017. Please see the […]

The Restoration Work Continues ……

Posted by on October 31, 2016 at 10:09 pm

Over the past two to three months, work on our rolling stock has continued apace. Ex LMS Inspection Saloon, M45020, finally made it into public service on the last Steam Day of 2016, on the 25th September, and very popular it proved to be too. The 16 ton mineral wagon has been receiving work intermittently […]

Steam Finale at Dunaskin

Posted by on September 27, 2016 at 9:24 pm

Phew, what a day we had on Sunday 25th September 2016. Two locomotives in steam, both of whom performed admirably, and a first public outing for our former LMS Inspection Saloon. Ayr Burners Cycling were also present, and set up their stall and basic skills track on a part of our site, enabling the wee […]

Last Steam Day of 2016

Posted by on August 28, 2016 at 8:36 pm

Sunday, 25th September 2016, will be our last operating day for 2016. But we hope to put on a good display for all of our visitors, and intend to have both of our working steam locomotives in action that day. NCB No. 10 will be working the passenger service on the brakevan as usual, and […]

Steam Double Sunday 28th August

Posted by on August 23, 2016 at 4:34 pm

There will be two locomotives in steam at Dunaskin on Sunday 28th August, from 11am – 4pm. NCB No. 10 will be on duty with our brakevan providing visitors with the thrill of a short hurl along our demonstration track. And we’ll also have our highly unusual fireless steam engine working every hour on the […]

Steam Day Sunday 21st August 2016

Posted by on August 15, 2016 at 1:49 pm

Dunaskin will be open again this Sunday, 21st August. Featuring our faithful servant, NCB No. 10, on our ever popular brakevan trips. We might not be in the same league as some of the big preserved railways, but our Steam Days are extremely popular with our younger visitors. The last Ranger – led walks for […]

Steam Day 14th August 2016

Posted by on August 11, 2016 at 6:26 pm

The Scottish Industrial Railway Centre at Dunaskin will be open on Sunday 14th August (and every Sunday in August) from 11am – 4pm. Featuring our ever popular steam locomotive NCB No. 10, which will operate the passenger carrying brakevan service, we’ll also have our museum open, two model railways working, and our ever popular souvenir […]

Steam / Diesel Day Sunday 7th August

Posted by on August 2, 2016 at 11:25 am

The Scottish Industrial Railway Centre at Dunaskin will be open on Sunday 7th August 2016 as scheduled. However, due to ongoing issues with our regular steam Locomotive, NCB No. 10, we may have to operate our passenger service with one of our diesel locos, probably Powfoot No. 1 All other attractions at Dunaskin should be […]

Steam Double, Sunday 31st July

Posted by on July 26, 2016 at 8:06 pm

  The Scottish Industrial Railway Centre, at Dunaskin, will be open on Sunday 31st July 2016, with two locomotives in steam. Our conventional steam loco, NCB No. 10, will be hauling our passenger – carrying brakevan, offering visitors the thrill of a short trip behind a steam engine. And our most unusual Fireless steam engine, […]

Steam Sunday 24th July 2016

Posted by on July 18, 2016 at 7:02 pm

The Scottish Industrial Railway Centre at Dunaskin will be open on Sunday 24th July as scheduled. Previous issues with NCB No. 10 now appear to be well behind us, and the steam locomotive has performed well over the past two weeks. No. 10 will be on duty, providing visitors with a short trip in our […]