We use cookies on this website to give you the very best user experience. Please click the link below for more information. Cookies policy.

The Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway

Climb aboard a wonderfully restored carriage, for an unforgetable experience!

  • Overview
  • Key info
  • Getting There
  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Disabled parking
  • Children Welcome
  • Pet Friendly

There’s nothing like a departure by steam, climb aboard a wonderfully restored carriage and enjoy a scenic five mile journey to Manuel.

Make a stop at Kinneil Halt to explore the local Nature Reserve and take a walk to Kinneil House, Museum and Estate and the remains of the Roman Antonine Wall.

Bring your picnic and stop off at Birkhill to enjoy the picturesque surroundings of this countryside station.

Follow the new Visitor Trail to the Museum of Scottish Railways, Scotland’s largest railway museum, and see more of what happens around the site.
Open 7 days a week April to October, you can take a fantastic journey into the past and explore three large buildings filled with locomotives, carriages, wagons and other railway artefacts. See Scotland’s only Royal Saloon coach, learn why the fish van has a sloping floor, come face to face with a mechanical horse and much more.

Key Information:

  • Museum: only £2 per adult with valid train ticket or £5 for an annual pass
  • Check the website for timetable and more information

Click here to download your own Orientation Map.

Additionally you can find our brand new itinerary ideas here to help you plan your day by clicking here


The Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway
Bo’ness Station
Union St
EH51 9AQ

Tickets offers

  • Adults Varies - see website for details

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 EH 51 9AQ .

By train and bus – Plusbus tickets are available for rail travel to Linlithgow, which is the nearest mainline station, and bus to Bo’ness. There are also direct buses to Bo’ness from Edinburgh, Bathgate & Falkirk.

More info at www.travelinescotland.com or 0871 200 2233

More like this

Craigie's Farm Shop and Cafe

There’s plenty to do up here on (and around) Craigie’s Farm Deli and Cafe with lots of fun kid’s stuff too!

Edinburgh International Climbing Arena

  • Broxburn & Uphall

Life is for discovering! In just one day, you can experience the ultimate adrenaline rush

Forth Bridges

Crossing the Firth of Forth there are currently two bridges - one rail and two road. 'The Queensferry Crossing' opened recently in 2017, increasing the bridges across the Forth to 3.

Visit West Lothian, Civic Centre, Howden South Road, Livingston, West Lothian. EH54 6FF UK Registration No. SC346843

Great for

Share this

You've favourited an item!

You've unfavourited an item!