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Isle of Man Steam Railway

Douglas Steam Railway Station
Banks Circus
Douglas
IM1 5PT

Steam Railway

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Steam Railway arriving in Castletown

Map & Directions

Douglas

Prices

Tickets are available from all manned stations, and from the Guard onboard the train. Please see our website for current ticket options and fares:
https://www.gov.im/categories/travel-traffic-and-motoring/bus-and-rail/tickets-fares

Regular travellers and visitors can save money by purchasing a Go smart travel card.
Go Explore cards provide unlimited travel on our bus and rail services. These are available for 1, 3, 5 or 7 days.

Go cards are available online (www.gotravel.im) or from the Welcome Centre in Douglas Sea Terminal and main stations. Please see the Go cards page for more details.

Facilities

Provider Features

  • In countryside
  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Village Location

Accessibility

  • Disabled Accessibility - Please see www.rail.im for further accessibility information

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant

Payment Methods

  • Accepts major credit and debit cards
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates - Group Travel Rates for groups over 20
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Accept coach parties - For large groups reservations are advisable - please contact heritagerailways@gov.im
  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs Accepted - Dog tickets available
  • Event Venue - For private hires, weddings, or group bookings please contact us at heritagerailways@gov.im
  • Group Friendly
  • Toilets

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available

Opening Times

Season (18 Mar 2017 - 5 Nov 2017)

* For more specific journey information please check our timetable:

https://www.gov.im/media/1346549/iomrail_2016_timetable_steam.pdf

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Recent Reviews:

  • TimJ324
    Brighton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Steam Railway at its best!
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 21st February 2017
    Makes a lovely trip out from Douglas to Port Erin with stops in between. Old fashioned narrow gauge railroad that has been running for a century and more. Splendid! Read full review
  • bill192017
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great trip back in time
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 19th February 2017
    It was lovely going back in time on the steam train and take in some great scenery as we made our way to Port Erin for afternoon tea. Read full review
  • BMIOM
    Douglas Isle of Man
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    The Isle of Maqn Pullman Experience
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 14th February 2017
    The Isle of Man is rightly proud of its Steam Railway Network. In more recent years it has taken on a completely new dimension with the addition of 'Pullman Style' Dining Cars and a 'Kitchen... Read full review

What's Nearby

  1. Manx National Heritage Library & Archive

    For over a century manuscripts, maps and plans, photographs, prints, film, sound and...

    0.49 miles away
  2. Manx Museum

    From the wonders of our natural world to road racing legends, begin your journey through...

    0.5 miles away
  3. Sayle Gallery

    The Sayle Gallery has established itself as a leading contributor to the artistic...

    0.63 miles away
  1. Dragon's Castle

    The Dragon’s Castle is perfect for your young explorers to have fun in a safe and...

    0.7 miles away
  2. Tower of Refuge

    The Tower of Refuge, also known as St. Mary’s Isle, is a small structure erected upon a...

    0.72 miles away
  3. Marine Drive

    Marine Drive is situated on Douglas Head linking Douglas with Port Soderick. Douglas Head...

    0.76 miles away
  4. Rivers Dhoo and Glass

    The rivers Dhoo and Glass flow down from the hills and join to form the Douglas River as...

    0.81 miles away
  5. Great Union Camera Obscura

    This Victorian curiosity has entertained visitors for hundreds of years – offering a...

    0.82 miles away
  6. Summerhill Glen

    Summerhill Glen is a popular beauty spot filled with streams and footpaths to explore and...

    1.69 miles away
  7. Douglas Horse Trams

    Take a nostalgic journey alone the Douglas Promenade on the world's oldest horse drawn...

    1.69 miles away
  8. Manx Electric Railway

    Take an unforgettable journey along the east coast on this unique railway which dates...

    1.7 miles away
  9. Manx Electric Railway Museum

    A great opportunity to see information charting the conception of the railway right up...

    1.79 miles away
  10. Onchan Pleasure Park

    Onchan Pleasure Park has its own boating lake complete with bumper and motorboats,...

    2.02 miles away
  11. Onchan Park Car Park

    Located in the western town of Onchan, lies Onchan Pleasure Park, a popular leisure...

    2.2 miles away
  12. Port Soderick Glen

    Port Soderick Glen comprises some 15 acres with the Crogga River running through it. It...

    2.44 miles away
  13. Port Soderick Upper Car Park

    Nestled in along the Manx coastline lies Port Soderick, a small hamlet to the south of...

    2.48 miles away
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