Steam Open Days 2018

Opening dates for 2018 are as follows : Note – NCB No. 10 will operate on all of the following dates – 

APRIL : Sunday 1st (Easter Day)

MAY : Sunday 6th

MAY : Sunday 27th*, Monday 28th

JUNE : Sunday 24th*

JULY : Sundays 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th*

AUGUST : Sundays 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th*

SEPTEMBER : Sundays 2nd and 23rd*

*Fireless locomotive in steam

On each of the above dates the Centre will be open between 11.00am and 4.30pm, with last admissions at 4.00pm and the last train running at 4.10pm. Please note the Scottish Industrial Railway Centre is not open to the public on any other date.

Our highly unusual Fireless steam locomotive will be seen in action on the the last Sunday of May, June, July, August & September 2017.

This means there will be two locomotives in steam on the days when the Fireless is running.

No. 10 will be providing passenger trips in our brakevan throughout the day, as usual, and the Fireless will be demonstrated operating briefly at around 12 Noon, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm for about ten minutes each hour.

Please note : in the unlikely event of our steam locomotive not being available, trains will be hauled by a vintage diesel locomotive.

Ticket prices are : Adult £7; child £4; Family (2 adults and 3 children) £18

For further information, please phone

ARPG Chairman, Archie Thom on 01292 269260  or

ARPG Secretary, Gordon Thomson on 01292 313 579 (evenings only, please)

Copyright 2015 & 2016 Ayrshire Railway Preservation Group. All rights reserved. All images shown are with the Copyright Holders permission.

ARPG is a charity registered in Scotland, No. SC016127

(page updated 25th February 2018 AT)

5 Responses to "Steam Open Days 2018"

  • Mark says:
  • April macphail says:
  • Christine says:
Leave a Comment