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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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A must!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
8 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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Larbert, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
22 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We missed most of the scenic views as we were moved by bus due to rail works. Just a wee scenic train journey with refurbishment works being carried out at the Waterside Station

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59 reviews 59 reviews
24 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We had read a lot about this rail journey and wondered if it could possibly be that good - well, it was even better ! Took the busy train from Coleraine, which then made its way to Derry along the beautiful coastline. We had planned to take the car, but the rail fare is great value and this journey is... More 

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Chatham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I visited in August with my family as part of our summer holiday. The views are wonderful and it's unlike any train I've ever been on. The staff are very friendly and it's good value for money, especially when travelling with a family. I will definitely be recommending and will hopefully return again soon.

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Portstewart, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Justly praised as a journey of special scenic interest. Advice: sit one side of the carriage on outward journey, and the other side coming back. And now tyhe track is relaid it is a smooth and comfortable ride.

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

train journey very good stunning views comfortable trip good connections for onward journey helpful staff

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Northern Ireland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We travel this section of the railway as part of our journey from Belfast to Londonderry once a year. We don't have trains where we live and love to have a relaxing journey gazing out at the passing scenery....it is just wonderful.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

It is extremely popular and the views are great! The grain station is close to city centre. Some B & B's will pick you up at station; taxis are not expensive.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Travelled from Ballymena to Londonderry & returned. Beautiful secenary Well worth the trip. Need to leave early in the morning & head home mid afternoon

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