Boness and Kinneil Railway
Experience what it was like in the olden days on a scenic five mile return train trip to Manuel where you can get off and stretch your legs at our new platform.
There's an On Train Buffet where you can buy old fashioned sweeties and other treats and lots of new sights, sounds and smells to discover throughout your visit!
Make a stop at Kinneil Halt to explore the nature reserve and take a walk to Kinneil House, Museum and Estate and the remains of the Roman Antonine Wall.
Bring your picnic and stop off at Birkhill to enjoy the picturesque surroundings of this countryside station.
Follow our new Visitor Trail to the Museum of Scottish Railways, Scotland's largest railway museum, and see more of what happens around the site. Take a fantastic journey into the past and explore three large buildings filled with locomotives, carriages, wagons and other railway artefacts.
Bo'ness Station Buffet serves a range of homemade refreshments from teas, coffees and cakes to snacks and full meals using locally sourced produce. There is a picnic area at Bo'ness Station and food, including kids lunch boxes, can be bought from The Station Buffet to take away. There is an On Train Buffet serving snacks and old fashioned sweets as well as hot and cold soft drinks, wine and locally-brewed real ale. (please note The Station Buffet is only open when trains are running)
Toys and books for young fans of Thomas the Tank Engine. Posters, books, DVDs and railway souvenirs for all ages.
Toilets with baby changing facilities.
Bottle warmers and microwave available for customer use.
From the west, leave the M9 at J5; from the east leave the M9 at J3. In both cases just follow the brown tourist signs to Bo'ness and the Railway.
A number of bus services run to Bo'ness. For details follow the links on our web site or call Traveline Scotland on 0870 608 2608. The nearest National Rail station is Linlithgow.
Why not order your food from The Station Buffet and take it on the train with you? Also there are downloadable itinerary ideas on our website and also a Top 10 Things to do list to give you plenty of ideas how to make the most of your visit. Oh and don;¢t forget your camera to take plenty of photos as you share an adventure with your friends and family!
If you've had fun on your family day out to Boness and Kinneil Railway, tell us about it your visit, so other people will know it's a great place to go as well.
Telephone: 01506 825855
Standard tickets which are valid all day are
Child (5-15) £5
Family (2+3) £25
Under 5s free
Other fares apply for special events. Opening Times: 2014 Opening Times:
Passenger Trains run most weekends and school holidays from April to October with Santa Steam Trains and Hogmanay Special Trains in December.
Museum of Scottish Railways open 7 days a week April to 26 October 2014.
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