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Steam @ The Boat

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Steam on into the most beautiful railway station in Strathspey from Aviemore or Broomhill stations on Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th July where you will see the railway’s own Steam and Diesel Locomotives as well as a number of vintage steam lorries and traction engines.

There will be a model railway display which will include models from the famous Kennedy collection and stalls from local businesses and organisations.

On Sunday the Ferguson club will be holding their annual TractorFest at Broomhill station, where vintage tractors, bikes and cars will be lined up for you to view.


Ticket price includes unlimited travel on all services throughout the day subject to availability.

Tickets now on sale HERE.

Download Directions to the event HERE

Steam engine departure times are as follows: 10:30, 12:30, 13:30 & 15:30 & 16:30 from Aviemore

Diesel departure times are as follows: 11:30, 14:30

Our DMU will be doing the last run at 17:20

What you will see at Boat of Garten station

  • Steam Locomotives
  • Diesel Locomotives
  • Traction Engines
  • Steam Lorries
  • Model Rail Layout
  • Stalls
  • Live Music
  • Face painting
  • Signal box visits will also be available
  • Driver for a fiver
  • Our Catering carriage will be situated at Boat of Garten station platform serving snacks and refreshments on board throughout both days. (Refreshment at Broomhill Sunday)

Trains will run hourly from Aviemore the first one departing at 10:30.


Entrance price at Boat of Garten Station is £5.00 for adults and OAPs. Entry is free for children up to 15 years old.  The price for a train ticket to the event (from Aviemore or Broomhill) is £20 for adults, all others at the standard timetable prices.


Tickets now on sale HERE.


There is no car parking at Boat of Garten station on the 13th or 14th.  A temporary car park will be available on the road out of Boat of Garten towards the B970 junction. A vintage MacBrayne’s bus will ferry people to and from the event. The location of the car park will be signposted and advertised on FB and the railway’s website.


Access to the event is only at the main station entrance, off Station Square adjacent to the Boat Hotel. Vehicle access at the station entrance car park is restricted to a drop-off point for disabled visitors. There is no access for vehicles or pedestrians to what is normally the main station car park, through the Golf and Tennis club car park.

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Registered Office

Tel: 01479 810 725

Strathspey Railway Company
Aviemore Station
Dalfaber Road
PH22 1PY

Company Number : SC049011