The Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway
By car – Bo’ness Station is in the town centre and has lots of free parking. M9 J5 or J3 then follow the brown tourist signs to Bo’ness & the railway. SATNAV ref EH51 9AQ .
If you are travelling by an electric vehicle, there are 5 electric car charging points (connectors) available at Union Street Car Park, less than 5 minutes walk from the station. Click here for more info.
By bus from Edinburgh
Bo’ness Community Bus runs from the centre of Edinburgh to Bo’ness with stops in between and then back.
It is recommended you book your seat in advance on the bus. Please see their website here for more information.
By train and bus – Linlithgow is the nearest mainline station. Visitors should alight here and make their way to opposite Linlithgow Cross and to the bus stop outside The Four Mary’s pub. Please see www.travelinescotland.com or call 0871 200 2233 for up to date information about bus services.
OTHER SCOTTISH RAILWAY PRESERVATION SOCIETY WEBSITES
SRPS Website Information about the operators of the Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway
SRPS Railtours Exciting day excursions by rail in Scotland and England
SRPS Museum Collection On-line catalogue of the Museum’s collection
SRPS Steam Group Find out more about steam locomotive preservation at Bo’ness
SRPS Diesel Group Find out more about diesel locomotive preservation at Bo’ness
SRPS Carriage and Wagon Department Find out more about coach and wagon preservation at Bo’ness
Birkhill Group Website Helping to maintain the station & surrounding area
Locomotive Owners Group (Scotland) Ltd Follow the overhaul of 80105: A former British Railways Standard Class 4MT 2-6-4 Tank Engine
MORE ABOUT THE BO'NESS AREA
Download a leaflet about Bo’ness here.
Bo’ness – Bo’ness Children’s Fair
Shopping – Lots of lovely little shops to browse only ten minutes stroll from the railway and museum including Paper Ribbons Pebbles Inkspot & Silverleaf Booksellers
MORE TO DO IN THE AREA
Click here to watch the new video to find out about the great family fun you can have in the area.
Other Attractions – Falkirk Wheel The Helix Callendar House Muiravonside Country Park Xtreme Karting
Linlithgow Palace, House of the Binns, Linlithgow Canal Centre, Kingsfield Golf Centre, Hopetoun House, Almond Valley Heritage Centre, Beecraigs Country Park
Surrounding towns of interest – Falkirk, Linlithgow, South Queensferry, Stirling
VisitFalkirk promotes the wealth of tourism attractions in the Falkirk area, including the Falkirk Wheel, the world’s first and only rotating boatlift and the Antonine Wall UNESCO World Heritage site. Click here to visit the website for information on these and many more attractions, plus where to stay.
VisitScotland Scotland’s national tourism organisation – providing inspirational information &
helpful advice on travel, accommodation & things to see & do in Scotland.
DAYoutWITHtheKIDS.co.uk – an easy to use website for finding places to visit with your family all over the UK.
HERITAGE RAILWAY LINKS
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“This hidden gem is only 40 minutes drive from Glasgow and Edinburgh. The staff are really friendly and looked after us as we boarded a beautiful steam train, we saw heritage diesels too. The sights, smells and sounds really took us back in time. After a browse around the excellent Museum of Scottish Railways and a bite to eat in the Station Buffet we all agreed we would recommend it to everyone and we would definitely be back.”
Mr P Gray, Falkirk
The Scottish Railway Preservation Society
Operators of Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway and Museum of Scottish Railways
Scottish Charity No. SC002375