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We are making a special appeal to all our friends and passengers from all over the world.
Please help us to keep our our beautiful railway line alive through these difficult times.
We now look forward to welcoming you back as soon as possible but, let’s be honest, expenses mount up and with no revenue coming in, naturally there are worries!
We all so much want to keep this railway running!

We want to say Thank You to all of you who have already so generously donated.

The Keith and Dufftown Railway keeps alive an eleven mile line linking the World’s Malt Whisky Capital, Dufftown, with the historic town of Keith.

To travel on the KDR is get to experience the true spirit of this unique part of Scotland. There are the rolling hills, forests, the deep glens, fields of ripening barley, the leaping deer but it is the living stills which provide that aroma pervading the atmosphere all along the track.

Whichever way you travel there are more distilleries. Keith can boast of Strathmill, Glenkeith and Strathisla distilleries. Why not take a tour, have a dram, it’s what it’s all about! Individuals, groups or parties are all welcome.

Volunteers and new members are most welcome.
Why not come and join one of our works teams and help us maintain our railway!

To get in touch please contact our Business Administrator. 

Note to all volunteers: all Health & Safety and social distancing rules must be observed when carrying out essential maintenance. 

Please note that we reserve the right to cancel any of our services without prior notice.

This page last updated: 19/11/20

SCHEDULED SERVICES FOR 2020

Scheduled services for 2020: Regretfully, owing to Covid-19, we shall not be running any normal scheduled services for the rest of 2020.

ATTENTION SATNAV USERS

Post Code for Dufftown Station is AB55 4BA
Lat/Long for Dufftown: 57.458028, -3.131246
Post Code for Keith Town Station is AB55 5BR
Lat/Long for Keith: 57.543661, -2.955668

DISABLED FACILITIES

All facilities at both Keith Town and Dufftown stations are wheelchair friendly. The Sidings Cafe at Dufftown is also wheelchair accessible. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee that the scheduled train will have wheelchair access, customers are requested to telephone 01340 821181 on the morning of their visit to confirm.

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Website last updated 19/11/20 2020