Experience the beauty of the Suir Valley from a period carriage and take in the wonderful panoramic views of the River Suir

Step back in time to 1878 with a nostalgic 40-minute journey on board Ireland’s longest Narrow-Gauge Railway. Hear the whistle blow as the train departs through Waterford’s Suir Valley, an area rich in history and only accessible by train and Waterford Greenway.

Attractions along the route include Mount Congreve Gardens and the Magic Wood, home to fairies and leprechauns. Return the same route travelling at 16km per hour. Learn the Story of Rail on the storyboards at Kilmeadan Station.

Enjoy refreshments in the Whistlestop Café. Great fun for all ages.

  • Take in panoramic views of the River Suir
  • Travelling at 15km per hour, the journey lasts 40 minutes
  • Family friendly railway
  • This is an area rich in history and is only accessible by train

Open Daily 23rd March to 30th September, Feb and Oct Midterm break

Santa Express in Dec


Admission Prices

See the website for admission prices.

Useful Information
  • Refreshments are available on-site
  • Free car and coach parking available
  • Wheelchair accessible
Getting There

Located 10km from Waterford City On N25 towards Cork take Carrick Road (R680) off Carrick Road Roundabout. From Cork take 1st exit off Roundabout on to R680 Kilmeadan Station is on the left

Map Location: 52.246796, -7.246905
Contact Waterford Suir Valley Railway

Kilmeadan Station, Kilmeadan, Co. Waterford, Ireland

Eircode: X91 DH93
T: +353 (0)51 384 058
E: info@wsvrailway.ie
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