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2017 Special Events

Railway Gala Weekend
Saturday/Sunday 8/9 July 2017

All the toys out of the box once again with model railways, sales stands and trade support.
Go to the Gala Weekend tab above for more details.

Petrol Locos Day
Sunday 20 August 2017

We have quite a colleciton of petrol engined locos that aren't often seen, so now is your chance.

Autumn Industrial Trains
Sunday 15 October 2017

Second bite of the cherry in case you missed the Spring event.
Steam, diesel, petrol and battery locos out and about featuring our eclectic collection of passenger and industrial rolling stock. Plus, demonstration runs with the Road Machines contractors' monorail.

You can download the list of steam dates for 2017.

Note: Operation of steam trains is subject to the availability of locomotives and appropriately qualified volunteer crews.

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!).

You'll have to be quick, though as there is only one vacancy left this year

Steam Driving Course .

The remaining dates (all Sundays) for the course in 2017 are:

16 July 2017 (Booked)
27 August 2017 (1 Vacancy)
17 September 2017 (Booked)

With this year's course almost fully booked, we will be setting out the dates for 2018 shortly. If you would like to be put on our waiting list for next year then please get in touch - there is a contact link further down this page. Head your enquiry "Amberley Footplate Experience 2018" and we'll get back to you.

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This is what we do in winter
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The Way We Were

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

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 2017

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