The magic of rails golden age has been brought to life at Kilmeadan, Co Waterford. Experience the beauty of the Suir Valley from the Waterford & Suir Valley Heritage Railway
A heritage narrow gauge railway follows over 6km of the route of the abandoned Waterford -Dungarvan line. The track runs mostly along the picturesque banks of the River Suir between Kilmeaden and Waterford offering panoramic views of the River Suir, Mount Congreve Gardens and rolling farmland of County Kilkenny.
The rolling stock includes a restored Simplex 60sp locomotive with a Perkins diesel engine and two partially open carriages. This is a voluntary community enterprise and registered charity operating the railway as a tourist attraction.
April and September
Monday to Saturday 11am to 3pm
Sunday 12noon to 4pm
May to August
Monday to Saturday 11am to 4pm
Sunday 12noon to 5pm
Trips depart the station on the hour.
From Waterford City take the R680 to Kilmeaden ( 10km). Drive through the village following signs for Cork. Drive straight through the Carrick Road Roundabout. Kilmeadan Station is on the left. Alternatively take N25 toward Cork. At Carrick Road Roundabout take last exit on to R680. Kilmeadan Station is on the left. From Cork direction at Carrick Road Roundabout turn left on to R680. Kilmeadan Station is on the left.