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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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Enjoyed the train ride over to Derry/ Londonderry

Our train home this evening from Belfast passing by our hotel - the Inn at the Coast (after we got off in Coleraine and drove back). These trains are fast smooth and on time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2016
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Our train home this evening from Belfast passing by our hotel - the Inn at the Coast (after we got off in Coleraine and drove back). These trains are fast smooth and on time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Really enjoyed our trip on the train from Coleraine to Londonderry and back. The views are lovely, and you get an excellent perspective of the coastline running along the beach and through tunnels beside the cliffs near Downhill transitioning into wide fields around the estuary of the river on the way into Londonderry. We took the free bus from the... More 

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Thank Christine C
Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Have to agree with another reviewer - I don't know what all the fuss is about. We have travelled extensively in the British Isles and elsewhere in Europe and the scenery is not stunning, or any of the other views that were mentioned. We waited and waited for the spectacular scenery, and it just didn't deliver for us. There are... More 

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Lovely river and sea views en route. Courtesy bus from to train station to town and back is very handy!

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

I read that this was a scenic journey, and I sort of waited for it to get beautiful for a while...and then it was STUNNING. Worth the extra few dollars to take the train (as opposed to a bus) for this journey.

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Thank Christine E
County Londonderry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Another journey by train from Londonderry to Colerain today but still unable to see the beauty others have seen and I am very proud of our wonderful scenery in Northern Ireland. Today was grey and dismal but even in good weather it just looks like a lot of mud flats, must contact Michael Palin to see if he can put... More 

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Derry, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016 via mobile

And it's not just me saying that. It's none other than the intrepid, former conservative MP, Mr. michael Portillo. The train departs from the Waterside station in Duke Street, site of the famous anti- internment rally, led by internationally known MPs John Hume, Ivan Cooper and Eddie McAteer. When they reached the West end of the bridge they were attacked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

It may be a slow train journey, but life's too fast, just sit back, look out the window and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Whether it's looking out at the bay or at the inland cliffs, you will enjoy it

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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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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