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2017 Special Events

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.

If you are coming to visit us, you can purchase your entry tickets on-line via the Museum website.

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!).

For more information, click on this picture.

Steam Driving Course

The course will run on the following dates if you want to drop in and see what it's all about but all places for this year have now been sold:

27 August 2017
17 September 2017

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.

Counter by 'Site Meter'

It seems Sitemeter has gone AWOL so alternatives are being saught.

We'd had about 95,000 visitors to the site since it was set up in 2001.
Will probably have to start at 1 again!


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.
Did we mention that you can get your Museum entry tickets on-line via the Museum website? Use this link.
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 - July 2017

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