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

The Amberley Footplate Experience - update
Dates confirmed for 2015

The dates for the Footplate courses in 2015 have now been agreed with the Museum's Events Co-ordinator. Further good news is that the 2014 price of 180.00 will be held for anyone booking a 2015 course by 30 November.

After that date, the 2015 price of 190.00 will apply. Use this link to book your course.

2015 dates are (all dates are Sundays):

3 May 2015
24 May 24 2015
7 June 2015
26 July 2015
30 August 2015
20 September 2015

One place left this year!

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. One of the places has already been filled so it you want the other one please contact the Museum as soon as possible. This place will only be kept open until Thursday 28 August.

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 Septmber. 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):

24 August 2014 (Sold out)
14 September 2014 (1 place left)
21 September 2014 (Sold out)

2015 dates are:

3 May 2015
24 May 24 2015
7 June 2015
26 July 2015
30 August 2015
20 September 2015

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.

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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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