Volunteer with us

The Doon Valley Railway is operated entirely by volunteers.  To find out more about what our volunteers get up to have a look below.

Volunteer roles

Locomotive crews


Opportunities are available to train as a Fireman on our steam loco and the chance to progress to become a steam loco driver.

Track maintenance Dept


Track maintenance is carried out by our volunteers and we are always looking for more help.

Locomotive Engineering Dept


We have opportunities in our engineering team where all the maintenance of the steam and diesel locomotives is carried out.  So if you fancy restoring steam and diesel locomotives then come and join us!

Carriage and Wagon dept


Our team look after all the rolling stock and skills such as joinery, metal fabrication and painting are much sought after.

Shop and Cafe


We have roles available in our shop and cafe which are the frontline of our customer facing operations

How to become a volunteer


To get in touch about becoming a volunteer on the Doon Valley Railway click below