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Londonderry - Coleraine Railway

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Address: Northern Ireland | Duke Street, Derry, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-7134-2228
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Slow and enjoy the view

This is a must if travelling into city if you have time. It's not the quickest nor is it the fastest but the slow train passing some of the best view you will see on any train... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is a must if travelling into city if you have time. It's not the quickest nor is it the fastest but the slow train passing some of the best view you will see on any train journey. It is truly wonderful when passing the fields and beaches. When I was younger the journey was so magical and to this... More 

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Derry
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I used the train everyday for 3 weeks to go to Belfast. I enjoyed the journey most of the time except at weekends - the train was overcrowded and I had to stand most of the way from Belfast to Coleraine. There is limited parking at the Derry station and very few facilities - would need an upgrade. On the... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Must-do activity in the North West. Breathtaking journey along the banks of Lough Foyle, past the beautiful beaches and threw the tunnels near Downhill. Take the train all the way to Portrush if you can!!

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BELFAST
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Used this service with my husband travelling from Belfast to Derry .The journey takes over two hours and I was surprised to find that there is no meal/beverage service so anyone travelling needs to be prepared for this .Possibly the positive side to this was that the carriages were extremely clean unlike the Enterprise the cross border train which we... More 

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Strabane, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Will try and keep this brief ..Train itself and journey is excellent .Journey fast and train very clean and tidy . Prices are quite good with day returns etc . Where it falls down for me is in two areas .Staff unfriendly and unhelpful .They can barely speak at the ticket kiosk .Waiting outside this guy comes up and asks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This is a very easy railway to use and a beautiful trip. I didn't find much to do in Coleraine, though. It was fun to just take the train somewhere!

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Derry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

One of the most scenic routes by train in Ireland. Train usually on time,comfortable and warm and peaceful.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

If it's good enough for Michael Palin, then it's good enough for me! Unfortunately the weather interfered with the views on the way to Derry but, on the way back, wow, what a load of outstanding scenery! Especially as the rain had made loads of waterfalls, too. Train is warm and punctual, so well worth the trip!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We visited Derry for the day with the kids and grandparents. The trip on the train was warm, comfortable and some really good views. The train was on time both ways offering free wifi too. The kids loved it and with a free bus ride in to the city, what's not to like.

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Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

First time ever to Derry by train. Leisure trip, most enjoyable, great views of the coast. Loved the free bus shuttle from the station to Foyle street depot and the return was equally good. there is a locker service at bus station for luggage for a nominal fee.

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