Welcome to Caledonian Railway Homepage

This website is dedicated to The Caledonian Railway who offer you a leisurely trip back in time with a steam train journey through the Angus countryside.

The Caledonian Railway is an entirely volunteer run registered charity in Scotland, with funds being reinvested into the restoration and preservation of the railway. The Brechin Railway Preservation Society was formed in 1979 with the operating arm, Caledonian Railway Brechin Limited, being incorporated on the 16 December 1982. Caledonian Railway Brechin Limited has won several awards and built up a reputation as one of the most visited tourist attractions in Angus.

Evening Events

The Frying Scotsman – 15 July and 12 August 2017

Offering a traditional British meal from Brechin’s Ashvale Fish Restaurant, served on board a steam hauled train travelling through the Angus countryside. Your journey begins at Brechin Station with your supper served just before departure at 7pm. There’s also a train bar.

After a 25 minute journey, the train will arrive at Bridge of Dun where hot teas and coffees from Caledonian Railways own buffet carriage on Platform 3 will be served. Light snacks and other drinks will also be available for sale. The train will depart Bridge of Dun just after 8 o’clock with desserts being served before arriving at Brechin at approximately 8.45pm.

Murder on the Brechin Express – 5 August 2017

Teaming up once again with Blitz Entertainment, your unforgettable night starts at Brechin station where a gruesome murder has occurred. Just before the train departs, you will be introduced to all the suspects and given the background story. The Express for Bridge of Dun will then depart at 7pm.

On your journey, you will be given the chance to interrogate the suspects and obtain clues as to their motives. Arriving at Bridge of Dun, a finger buffet with hot teas and coffees will be served, with light snacks and other drinks also available. Returning to Brechin station, you will be ushered from the station to the local church hall where the murderer will be revealed and the winner announced.

Caledonian Railway are planning a curry train evening event in 2018.