Historic railway buildings, including the station and train shed, have been relocated from sites all over Scotland. The Museum of Scottish Railways tells the story of the development of railways and their impact on the people of Scotland. A return trip by steam train to the tranquil country station at Birkhill now includes crossing the River Avon Viaduct on to Manuel. Thomas the Tank Engine weekends in May, August and September, and Santa Specials in December. Booking is essential for these special events.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
- Suitable for children of all ages
- Parking onsite
- Parking nearby
- Fully accessible
- Facilities: Level access to museum via visitor trail, ramps to station & adapted carriage
- Accessible toilets
- Opening Times: Museum open daily, Apr-Oct 11-4.30 (last admission 4). Train service runs most weekends & school hols Apr-Oct. See website for full details
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