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03 Jul 2022

Fintown train back on track

Service will resume next week

Fintown train back on track

The train will be back in action from Wednesday next, June 15

All aboard!

Fintown's scenic train service is back on track and ready to take you on a spin along the tranquil shores of Lough Finn.

The service has been in limbo since Covid struck and forced the operators to suspend the timetable until conditions improved.

It is the only operational section of the former County Donegal Railways and runs for three-mile (5km) on a restored section of line.

What is on offer is a unique journey along the shores of a lake as grand as any in Switzerland or Minnesota.

The timetable will operate between Tuesday and Friday at 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.45pm and 2.45pm. On Sunday and Bank Holiday it will be on the tracks at 12pm, 1pm, 2.15pm and 3.15pm. There will be no service on Mondays or Saturdays.

The trip will cost €8 per adult and €5 per child but family rates are also available. will take approximately 40-45 minutes. The station can only accept cash and the nearest ATMs on either side of the village are in Glenties, Ballybofey or Dungloe.

The train season will end in mid-September

Booking is essential on (074) 9546280

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