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Giant's Causeway and Bushmills Railway

Giant's Causeway Station, Runkerry Road, Bushmills, County Antrim, BT57 8SZ
Giant's Causeway and Bushmills Railway

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*currently suspended - see website for updates*
A truly heritage experience travelling on a steam locomotive along a magnificent coastal stretch of line between Bushmills and the World Heritage Site at the Giants Causeway.

The railway now provides a passenger link between the historic town of Bushmills and the famous stone columns of the Giants Causeway World Heritage site. The railway has been built to the Irish narrow gauge of three feet and runs for two miles along the track bed of the former Giants Causeway Tram.

Bushmills Platform located at Tramway Drive, Ballaghmore Road BT57 8YS

Specially customised diesel powered locomotive with three passenger coaches, capable of accommodating up to 90 passengers, designed to enhance and recreate , in so far as it be possible, the passenger experience the original historic hydro electric tram. The breath-taking two mile extension route of the original track provides a nostalgic journey linking the town of Bushmills to the UNESCO World Heritage site at the Giant’s Causeway, on the stunning North Antrim coast.

Under Government Guidelines ALL passengers over the age of 13 MUST wear a face covering unless medically exempt.

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Attraction Facilities

  • Gift Shop
  • Open Mondays
  • Open Sundays


  • Picnic Area
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted
  • Euros accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Dogs accepted by arrangement

Travel & Trade

  • Family Discount

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Opening Times

* Please contact Giant's Causeway and Bushmills Railway for opening times. Tel. (028) 2073 2844

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Road Directions

Directions from Town:
Giants Causeway Station: From Bushmills town centre follow signs for Giant's Causeway. At first junction turn left onto B147 Causeway Road. Straight ahead to next junction and turn left onto Runkerry Road. Giant's Causeway Station is 400 yards on right. Bushmills terminus: From Bushmills town centre follow signs for Portballintrae. At first junction turn right onto Ballaghmore Road - terminus is 100 yards on right

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