steam railway miniature etc in Essex
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Steam & Miniature Railways Essex

Includes Preserved Railways, Steam, Narrow Gauge and Miniature Railways in Essex...

Essex Preserved Railways, Steam, Narrow Gauge and Miniature Railways

blank tabMangapps Railway MuseumHeritage Railway
Southminster Road, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex CM0 8QG

A wonderful working railway and museum owned privately and based on a farm at Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex. There are 18 working steam and diesel locomotives with over 80 carriages and wagons. A good museum houses East Anglian items and signalling. The track is three quarters of a mile long. Standard Gauge.
Tel: 01621 784898
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blank tabColne Valley RailwayHeritage Railway
Castle Hedingham, Essex, C09 3DZ

A heritage railway built on a section of the old Colne Valley&Halstead Railway with re-constructed old bridges, buildings and signal boxes. The current section of line is about 1 mile in length. Standard and Miniature Gauge.
Tel: 01787 461174
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blank tabEast Anglian Railway MuseumHeritage Railway
Chappel & Wakes Colne Station, Colchester, Essex, C06 2DS

The museum is a working museum with a full size demonstration line about a third of a mile long. The museum houses one of the best collection of railway architecture and engineering in the region. Standard Gauge.
Tel: 01206 242524
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blank tabWat Tyler Miniature RailwayHeritage Railway
Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea Hall lane, Pitsea, Basildon, Essex SS16 4UH

The miniature railway line runs for about 1200 yards and reduced scale engines take visitors from the boat museum car park to the marina. Minimum Gauge.
Tel: 01268 275050
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blank tabSouthend Pier RailwayHeritage Railway
Westrn Esplanade, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 1EE

Originally a horse-drawn tramway ran down the length of Southend Pier, the longest in the world at 1.33 miles, to help unload and load ships that used to dock there. In 1889 the track was electrified for the first electric train. A modern double track and station now run electric trains from November to March on weekends and school holidays. Narrow Gauge
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blank tabAudley End Steam RailwayHeritage Railway
Audley End, Bruncketts, Wendens Ambo, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4JL

Based in the grounds of Audley End and inspired by Lord Braybrooke, this bewitching little railway line has woodland teddies for the children to look out for. The miniature locomotives are wonderful to look at and a draw for any age. Minimum Gauge.
Tel: 01799 542134
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Chelmsford Miniature Railway

Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2RL
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Chelmsford Miniature Railway offers rides for the public every Sunday from April to September.

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