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Castletown Railway Station

Station Road, Off Victoria Road, Castletown IM9 2EF
+44 1624 822275
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Break for smokes, comfort etc

On dining train, Sunday lunch. This is where we change direction and head back to Douglas. Had... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
John W
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Douglas, United Kingdom
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Walking the Silverdale

Found a lovely track winding its way out of Castletown under the railway line and following the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Restless59
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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“waiting room” (3 reviews)
“port erin” (3 reviews)
“isle of man” (2 reviews)
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Station Road, Off Victoria Road, Castletown IM9 2EF
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On dining train, Sunday lunch. This is where we change direction and head back to Douglas. Had starter and main. Desert next. Takes about 3 hours. Station is pretty.

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Grant T, Station Master at Castletown Railway Station, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the feedback, always a pleasure to hear from our visitors. We offer a wide range of on board dining experiences, many of which use our station as a terminus throughout the season.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found a lovely track winding its way out of Castletown under the railway line and following the Silverburn: when a steam train (i used early in week) chunked over head lovely dceneMore

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Grant T, Station Master at Castletown Railway Station, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your feedback, the railway is an ideal way to get around when you're out for a walk, there are a good number of well signposted walks between stations, notably the Millennium Way which passes through the the station to Silverdale Glen. Glad you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nicely maintained and pretty station. Worth wandering around even if you are not catching the steam train.

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Grant T, Station Master at Castletown Railway Station, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback, it's always a pleasure to hear that the work of the paid staff complemented by the volunteers dedicated to the station is noticed.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

one of the many steam train stations on the douglas to port erin line always spotlessly clean and well run ,

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Grant T, Station Master at Castletown Railway Station, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your feedback, the railway staff work in conjunction with the Friends Of... volunteer group who provide all the floral displays and historic signage at the station. Glad to hear your visit was a pleasant one.

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

I caught the steam train from Douglas to Castletown so.i could visit Castletown before catching a bus to the airport. The station has been beautifully preserved and enhances the historic steam train experience. Castletown is a ten minute walk away and there is a lovely...More

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Grant T, Station Master at Castletown Railway Station, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thank you very much for your feedback, it's always a pleasure to hear from our visitors and we're delighted you enjoyed your time at the station.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Part of the Isle of Man steam railway. Nice waiting room with details about the line and station. Small gift shop available.

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Grant T, Station Master at Castletown Railway Station, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for your feedback, it's always a pleasure to hear from our visitors! Our gift shop is open daily when the trains are running.

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Excellent museum with informative displays. Nice shop, member of staff on duty was a little off-hand with her customer skills. Station a good place to relax and watch the shunting.More

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Grant T, Station Master at Castletown Railway Station, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Many thanks for your feedback and we're sorry to hear about your experience with the staff; as you have titled your post "Museum and station" we imagine your visit was to the museum in Port Erin rather than Castletown which is an intermediate station along...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

We take a trip on the steam railway each time we visit the island. One of our favourite places is Castletown Railway Station. There is just something so sweet and timeless about it. I would definitely recommend stopping on your journey. Castletown, itself, is a...More

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Grant T, Station Master at Castletown Railway Station, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Delighted to receive your feedback and hear that you enjoyed your visit to the station

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Been here at this train station a few time's in the past and its still a great place to be. Not much changes here and that's just how it should be in this case. Its good to sit off and watch these old amazing trains...More

Thank Brian W
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Grant T, Station Master at Castletown Railway Station, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Many thanks for your review, we are always delighted to hear from our passengers and are grateful for the feedback. Looking forward to welcoming you again next season!

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Like most attractions in the Isle of Man, the railway fell into disrepair and disuse in the mid 1960s. When somebody eventually realised that this was a mistake, the railway has slowly been restored over the years since to become what is now again a...More

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Grant T, Station Master at Castletown Railway Station, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad to hear your enjoyed your visit, the station is the most historically in tact on the railway and the pride of the Friends Of... volunteer group who provide all the information and floral displays in conjunction with the railway staff.

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Jack R
27 June 2017|
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Response from Grant T | Property representative |
Thank you for getting in touch; the station is situated on the outskirts of the town and is a short walk of between 5 and 10 minutes to the town and castle; the route is all relatively flat and on main roads; alternatively... More
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Jack R
27 June 2017|
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Response from Grant T | Property representative |
Thank you for getting in touch; the admission price to Castle Rushen is £8 for adults and £4 for children, although if you are in possession of a Go Heritage card admission is included; the castle and other attractions are... More
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