PIE AND PINT

After an absence of a couple of years the Pie & Pint was reinstated for one day only on Friday 2nd June 2017. The fare included a return trip Dufftown – Keith – Dufftown, with a Pie & Pint and entertainment on the train. The photos above taken on our revived Pie and Pint show […]

FIRST ALL FEMALE CREW

On Thursday 8th June the KDRA fielded its first all-female DMU crew for a private charter for Strathmore Travel. This was a first for the KDRA and possibly a first for heritage railways in the UK. The crew are pictured above and are (left to right) Tina Wells (guard), Ros Rhodes (driver) and Manuela Hassel, […]

1940s WEEKEND

A very successful event was held over the weekend of 17th to 18th June and a full report will be included in the next bulletin with photos from the event.  

THE KDR’S CATERING FACILITIES

SPIRIT OF DUFFTOWN The catering we do for our charters is carried out by KDRA and will be done in the Spirit of Dufftown under the name of KDRA Catering. The Spirit of Dufftown is our exclusive Catering Coach run by the Keith & Dufftown Railway Association for charters and pre-booked groups in excess of […]

PROJECT PRIORITIES

The Board has agreed that the following are the priority projects: Medium Term – To provide or reinstate 4 railway halts. One of these halts, Towiemore is now operational, the remaining halts are still under discussion with all interested parties so no further details can be provided at this stage. Long Term – To re-establish […]

TUESDAY WORK PARTY

  The Tuesday Work Party at Dufftown station historically tended to concentrated on “light work” i.e. smaller tasks that tend to appear further down the list of priorities e.g. painting and keeping the environment tidy etc. However, they are now involved in more major work such as the refurbishment of our rolling stock, Permanent Way […]