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Isle of Man Steam Railway

Douglas Steam Railway Station
Banks Circus
Douglas
IM1 5PT

Steam Railway

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Isle of Man Steam Railway

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

Accessibility

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

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

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

Provider Features

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

Target Markets

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

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available

Opening Times

2019 (8 Mar 2019 - 3 Nov 2019)

* For more specific journey information please check the timetable at www.rail.im.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    810
  • Very Good
    236
  • Average
    31
  • Poor
    4
  • Terrible
    2

Recent Reviews:

  • Rod W
    Rock and roll!
    3 of 5 stars
    Friday, 16th August 2019
    You get what you might expect from very old rolling stock and narrow gauge track. It is a rock and roll journey, with a most interesting set of noises! Read full review
  • expedition_master
    Letchworth
    Excellent restaurant in Douglas Railway Station
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 16th August 2019
    We enjoyed an excellent lunch in the recently refurbished Isle of Man Railway Station restaurant in Douglas. The new restaurant offers a 1,2 or 3 course lunch from a wide array of choices. The food... Read full review
  • AnthonyP3748
    Port Erin
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 18th August 2019
    Good choice of food, friendly staff. Convenient f you are taking the steam train as I did. Would be glad to eat there again. Read full review

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