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Take a ride on this historic railroad that transports visitors along a scenic two-mile stretch in England's Channel Islands.
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

Just an enjoyable short trip along the old quarry railway, sitting in old London underground carriages. Run by volunteers who are very knowledgeable and friendly.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Penelope B
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We had a great time on the Alderney train with our three year old. It’s a good way to get a different view of the island. You can also stay and explore and get the next train back if you want. We’ve been on it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Alice E
Reviewed 17 June 2018

The train ride is short and sweet - especially if you get invited to the front of the train (which on the way back is the back of the train). Stay with me: The background is a bit longer, but well worth reading whether you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank mike g
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Worth doing as a holiday experience and not expensive at all. In good weather could just travel one way and then walk back

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank david trevor j
Reviewed 16 April 2018

It is a fun trip with everything set up like a big railway station. The staff are very relaxed and helpful and are willing to stop and chat. After the lighthouse tour, they waited for us. The former London Underground coaches were quite amusing. Because...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Marie S
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

A perfect day out on the only channel Isles train with a hidden twist of London Underground carriages the diesel locomotive will take you down the short line to see some of the best views of alderney Inc France on a clear day , you...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Aaron B
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Our visit to Alderney was planned to coincide with an operating day of the Alderney RAILWAY. Very enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff made for an interesting visit. Its amazing to think that the railway still exists with its limited operating days. Thanks for an informative afternoon.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank J F
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

This is the only railway in The Channel Islands so we thought we'd check it out. It was nice to sit down and rest our feet whilst being taken on the short trip to the lighthouse. I think the trip is a couple of miles...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ManjoBRS
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Visiting Alderney weekends? Then you have to have a ride on this well run little railway. A Diesel engine coupled to two ex London Underground coaches will take you for a unique ride to Mannez quarry. Delightful scenery en route and a chance to visit...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank WinstonB74
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Really lovely people run this and they are helpful and friendly. We came as a group booking and then at end of rail went onto the engine and for a walk to lighthouse and some bouldering. Really good for children as well. Open only weekends...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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I wish I could answer your question but to be quite honest I'm not sure. Try contacting the Tourists information centre.
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Braye Station opposite the ' Moorings' bar in Braye , up to Mannez Quarry
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