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Annual Donegal Vintage Car & Tractor Run – 11th August 2024


Donegal Railway Heritage Museum is delighted to announce that it’s Vintage Car & Tractor Run is back,  on Sunday 11th August 2024.

  • Registration is at 12noon
  • Start Time 1pm.
  • Start: Donegal Livestock Mart (beside museum)
  • Finish: Biddy’s O’Barnes for refreshments
  • All Vintage Cars and all types of Tractors welcome
  • Entry Fee: €20 donation towards the operation of the Railway Museum

Have you a Vintage Car or tractor, and itching to get it out for a final run, (or for some, the first) before the summer ends?

Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is holding its famous annual Vintage Run on Sunday 11th August 2024, starting at the Railway Centre in Donegal Town, Tyrconnell Street, just below Donegal Castle, and ending at Biddy O’Barnes. This annual event, in aid of the Museum itself starts with Registration at the museum at 12noon, and starts at one. Tea and coffee will be served on arrival. The route will take in a scenic drive around Donegal and will finish at Biddy’s with a coffee and sandwich. Last year’s rally which was one of the biggest in the County including a terrific range of vintage cars and tractors, as well as a few modern tractors. Entry fee per vehicle is €20 with all funding going directly to the upkeep of the community museum supporting its work in celebrating Donegal’s unique railway heritage. Click on this Link to see a selection of the great vehicles at a previous rally!

Simply turn up on the day at 12noon; the run starts at 1pm. More information can be found through [email protected] 

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Donegal Railway Heritage Centre

Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is a registered charity and has been operating for over 25 years. The community museum is an important part of the visitor offer in the town and County, as well as creating employment for local people. Our remit is to keep the history and heritage of the County Donegal Railways alive through the running of the Museum, and the rescuing, restoration and showcasing of unique rolling stock and traction.

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