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Open House Weekend

Model railways exhibitions and behind the scenes tours!

April 7th & 8th

Open House Weekend

The return of our popular model railway exhibition, alongside opportunities for you to peep behind the scenes!

Click here to book  Normal Fares Apply  Annual Family Pass Valid

Featuring model railways, behind the scenes tours, and a whole host of other attractions up and down the line, there's plenty to see both on and off the rails! A special weekend for our supporters, volunteers and potential volunteers...

Attractions include:

  • Intensive steam and diesel train service.
  • Bridgnorth Locomotive Works & Boilershop, Bewdley Yard, as well as Bridgnorth, Bewdley North and Kidderminster Signalboxes will be open for visits.
  • Up to 30 model railway layouts on display in Kidderminster Diesel Depot and The Engine House, Highley.
  • Kidderminster's Coalyard Miniature Railway open on both days, with the Paddock Railway at Hampton Loade in steam on Sunday.
  • Cream Tea Service in our observation saloon.

Model Railways include: Midsummer End, Woltersdorfer Strassenbahn, Mannin Middle, Atherley Narrows, Dagnell End, Arley, Gravelly Oak, Hackworth, Orchard Road, Much Snoreing, Chollerford, Oxburgh Hall, Hampton End, Willowbrook Marsh, Afon Adit, Ridge Lane, Bridge Norton, Margate Road, Heybridge Wharf, Wantage, Stokesay, Arley Station & Victoria Bridge, Brynderry, It's All White, Fair T Middlin, Illie Town, Little Kidmore Wharf, WW1 Trenches, Corwenna and Rolleston-On-Dove. More details to be added shortly.

Important Information:

  • Access to The Engine House and Diesel Depot will be free of charge to those with valid Freedom of the Line tickets. Entry to the Diesel Depot to those without tickets will be required to pay £3 per person on admittance.

All attractions & exhibits are subject to availability.

Normal fares
Adult / Senior
Child / Member
Pre-book & save
£19.50 £13.00 £55.00
On the day
 Other information
Annual Family Pass valid. Children: 4 - 15 years, Family: 2 adults + 2, 3 or 4 children, Seniors: 60+.
To qualify for  'pre-book & save' prices these tickets must be purchased at least five working days in advance of your visit. Tickets may also be purchased at the same price by calling 01562 757900 (option 1). These tickets are not available for purchase from booking offices in advance.

All pre-booked tickets are subject to a £1.75 booking fee.
These tickets include FREE admission to The Engine House, our Visitor Centre at Highley.


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