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Polar Bear's Centenary and the Isle of Man
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The Amberley Footplate Experience - update
New date added.

With all the dates originally allocated for the course taken up, we have added a further one on Sunday 14 September.

But get in quick. If you wish to take one of the two places on this additional course, please contact the Museum (see below) before 14 August. The two new places will only be held open until this date.

Please don't miss

Autumn Industrial Trains Day - Sunday 12 October
Please note change of date from that originally announced


The Amberley Footplate Experience

Want to drive a steam train?
Of course you do!

Then why not book in for The Amberley Footplate Experience
and fulfil your fantasies (well, within reason!).

The original dates for 2014 have all been sold so an additional date has been added, 14 Spetmber. Click on the picture to get full details including prices and booking instructions.

Steam Driving Course

The Footplate Experience course will be held on the following dates (all dates are Sundays):

20 July 2014 (Sold out)
24 August 2014 (Sold out)
14 September 2014 (ADDITIONAL DATE) (2 vacancies)
21 September 2014 (Sold out)

The Way We Were

Brockham Museum 1982
Brockham 1982
Arrivals, construction and restorations
1982-85
Amberley 1988
1988
Amberley 1989 - consolidation
1989
Amberley 1991 - 1992
1991-92
Amberley 1993 style
1993

These links will take you to a series of slideshows of the Museum's railway as it was when we were all a lot younger!
The chronology should be about right but if you spot any glaring errors or inconsistencies, then please let us know.

Thanks to Richard Cossey for the loan of the photographs from the Brockham Museum, the 1982-85 and 1988 sections.

And there's this .....


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Become a volunteer ...

... on the Amberley Museum Narrow Gauge Railway

2 foot gauge volunteer

We are always happy to welcome new volunteers to Amberley, not just on the railway but generally.
Ideally new volunteers should already be 2 foot gauge, like the one illustrated, but our workshop
facilities have the means to regauge suitable candidates if necessary - even from standard gauge!

Contact information is given at the foot of this page.


Our very own FAQ - what do you do in the winter?

This is what we do in winter

Click here to find out!


A Grand Day Out - RailGroup fashion .....

A Grand Day Out


Got a question or a comment?

to contact us.
The Museum's Official Website is here.
The Amberley Museum Railway Stock Book.

We regret that the stock book is currently out of print. You may find one on Ebay - or even in your local second-hand book store.


LINKS: The following may be of interest.

Hampshire Narrow Gauge Railway Trust (HNGRT) (owners of Wendy)
Twyford Waterworks Trust
Moseley Railway Trust
Narrow Gauge Railway Society (NGRS)
Industrial Railway Society (IRS)
East Anglia Transport Museum (EATMS) Carlton Colville
Triang Minic Narrowgauge Railway Society
Railway & Canal Historical Society



Gerry Cork & Amberley Museum June 2014

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