Looking forward to the National Steam Rally, Stradbally, County Laois, Sunday 2nd and Monday 3rd August 2015
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Programme of events
SATURDAY 1st August 2015
SUNDAY 2nd August 2015
MONDAY 3rd August 2015
Entry to National Steam Rally: €10;
Children : free
Camping (now onsite)
Campervans/caravans - €20.
Tents - €10
Enjoy a steam train ride through the woodlands of the Cosby Estate on the longest established heritage railway in Ireland.....................................................................
Trains are operated by a steam locomotive; however, diesel locomotives are also used.
The duration of the train ride is approximately 15 minutes, but please also feel free to ask the very helpful voluntary staff any questions you or your children have.
The ‘Stradbally Woodland Express’ operates on the following days throughout the year:
- Easter Sunday and Monday;
- May Bank Holiday weekend;
- June Bank Holiday weekend Sunday & Monday;
- National Steam Rally — first Sunday and Monday in August every year;
- October Bank Holiday weekend Sunday & Monday.
Trains run as required 13.-00-16.00 on all dates except National Steam Rally when the train runs from 13.30-17.30.
Any additional operating dates will be posted here on the website.
€3 for children (< 2yrs)
€7 for adults (< 16yrs)
We are organising a ‘Steam Queen’ competition, where businesses and/or engine owners can nominate a female entrant into the competition.
Interviews and the announcement of overall winner will be held over the weekend of the Steam Rally.