Newtoncunningham signal box

The little green signal box was rescued from Londonderry & Lough Swilly Railway (L&LSR) Newtown Cunningham station in the late 1990s after it had stood on the platform since the closure of the station in 1953. It has been restored and the outside painted in Swilly Green. It is typical

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Trailer for Wickham Trolley

CDRRL located and purchased an ex-Bord na Mona 3-foot gauge Wickham Trolley in 2002. These were little-motorised platelayer’s trolleys. 3-foot gauge examples are comparatively rare. It has subsequently been restored and was used for the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the railway’s closure by running trains on re-laid track

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Rolling Stock

Rolling stock refers to any vehicles that move on a railway.  Including both powered and unpowered vehicles, for example, locomotives, railroad cars, coaches, and wagons.

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Kid’s Train Rides

For special occasions, we can run our special miniature passenger carrying railway. Nothing gets the young enthusiasts excited like a ride on Thomas the Tank Engine! Please stay tuned to our event page to see when Thomas will be making his way down the track. *Weather Permitting

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Scale Models

A variety of beautifully constructed models in various scales, some of which can be seen working, also tell the story and give an insight into how the railways were. Examples;

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