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Looking forward to 2016

Our regular programme of railway events will again take place in 2016. At Gala Weekend there will be two rarely seen visiting steam locomotives (click the Gala Weekend link to see which ones) while our two Industrial Trains days, which are now well established, will give everyone a chance to see locos from our collection which are not always visible to the public. Once again the Autumn event will be part of the Museum's larger Autumn Historic Transport Gathering which should have something for everyone.

Spring Industrial Trains Day
Sunday 17 April

Railway Gala Weekend
Sat/Sun 9/10 July

Petrol Locomotives Day
Sunday 21 August

Autumn Historic Transport Gathering
incorporating Autumn Industrial Trains
Sunday 9 October

Both Industrial Trains Days will include our popular Behind the Scenes tours and the Road Machines monorail will also be featured at all events.

You can download a list of all our planned steam dates for 2016.

Note: Steam train operation is subject to availability of locomotives and train crew and cannot be guaranteed.

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!).

Steam Driving Course

The 2016 dates are now available.
(But you'll have to be quick - there are now only FOUR places left!)

Counter by 'Site Meter'
Our very own FAQ - what do you do in the winter?

This is what we do in winter
Click here
to find out the real truth!


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 .....


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 & Heritage Centre - January 2016

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