Archive for July, 2015

Steam Day Sundays

July 6, 2015

The Scottish Industrial Railway Centre at Dunaskin is open every Sunday till 30th August 2015, 11am – 4.30pm (last admission 4.00pm). What’s on offer ? Our ever-popular brakevan rides have proved a great hit with our young, and not-so-young, visitors. Experience the thrill of travelling in a vehicle from a bygone age, hauled by one […]

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Fabulous Fireless

July 5, 2015

Sunday 5th July was a real red-letter day for the Group, when our Fireless locomotive was returned to steam for the first time in public. She was built in Kilmarnock by Andrew Barclay, Sons & Co. Ltd. as their works No. 1952 of 1928. Despite her age (87 years), the lovingly restored engine performed faultlessly, […]

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Fireless Fun on Sunday 5 July

July 4, 2015

Our unusual Fireless steam locomotive will be working today, hauling the Gunpowder van for short demonstration runs at 12 Noon, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm for approx ten minutes each hour. Our conventional steam loco, No. 10 will be on brakevan duties as usual, providing short trips between 11am –

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