A small green Waggon und Maschinenbau Railbus E79963 sits by the platform


A great way to visit the East Anglian RailwayMuseum and have unlimited rides in our vintage wagons or carriages, pulled by one of our fleet of Diesel locomotives, or one of our vintage diesel trains.

We operate unlimited rides between 10.30 – 15.30, the Museum opens at 10.00 right through until 17.00.  

EVENT TIMETABLE Our trains run all day long with no fixed timetable from 10.30 to 15.00, and you can have as many rides as you like, whenever you like.

ON SITE CATERING Feeling Hungry? You can visit our award winning Platform Two Cafe – they're open from 10am – 5pm and serve tasty breakfast, lunch & snack options, as well as coffee, tea & a range of cold beverages.

MUSEUM TRAIL BOOKLET & MAP When purchasing your ticket you can add on one of our 'Family Trails', which is an excellent way to keep your Children looking out for items as they follow the route round the Museum. Not only that, it includes a voucher for a free hot drink for the adult(s) & a treat for the child(ren). These are now reduced to £1.50 if purchased at our Reception, or just £1 if you purchase with your pre-booked admission.

Book in Advance and save 5% on your admission. Under 4's go free!

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£10.00 per ticket
Child£7.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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Diesel Days 2023

Type:Family Event

East Anglian Railway Museum, Station Road, Wakes Colne, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2DS

Tel: 01206 242524

Opening Times

Season (25 Oct 2023)
Wednesday10:00 - 16:00


East Anglian Railway MuseumEast Anglian Railway Museum, ColchesterFor over 50 years the East Anglian Railway Museum has been transporting visitors of all ages back in time to discover the unique history of the region’s railways.