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Posted by on March 18, 2018 at 9:17 pm

Please use the link in top right corner of the screen to take you to our new website, The Scottish Industrial Railway Centre. However, Open Day dates are listed on the page shown in the menu bar above. Members (especially working volunteers) can still find important information here.

Steam Weekend 16th & 17th July 2017

Posted by on July 16, 2017 at 10:54 pm

The Scottish Industrial Railway Centre at Dunaskin, nr Ayr is open over the weekend of the 16th & 17th July. We’re open from 11am – 4.30pm (last admission Steam hauled passenger trips along our short demonstration line, museum with model railway, shop and tea room. On Monday 17th only, we will also have East […]

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, […]