Transport Extravaganza at the East Anglian Railway Museum


Soak up the atmosphere and feast your eyes on some great classic cars, vintage motorbikes and modern head turners. A must for all car lovers gear up for an event of their dreams, as a host of traditional vehicles will be pulling into the railway museum.

The East Anglian Railway Museum is hosting a Transport Extravaganza where visitors can explore a whole range of classic cars, vintage motorbikes and even some modern head-turners. The Museum is set to have more than 100 Classic vehicles at the family day out, with plenty to see and do. Visitors will have the chance to have a ride on steam trains all day long as well as take a peek at some model railway layouts open for viewing.

The Museum opens at 10.00 until 17.00, we operate unlimited train rides between 10.30 – 15.30 – there will also be some vintage buses present and giving rides to Bures and back as part of the event. Our Miniature Railway will running, giving unlimited rides, and our pump trolley will also be in use along the demonstration line.

Check out our working Restoration Shed, the magnificent Victorian Goods Shed, period Waiting Rooms & Signal Box as well as the Heritage Centre & Train themed Childrens Playground, our site of over 10 acres is ideal if you would like to bring your own picnic.

Our trains run all day long with no fixed timetable from 10.30 to 15.30, and you can have as many rides as you like, whenever you like.

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.

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Transport Extravaganza at the East Anglian Railway Museum

Type:Children's Activity Event

Chappel And Wakes Colne Station, Station Road, Colchester, Essex, CO62DS

Tel: 01206 242524

Opening Times

Season (26 May 2024 - 27 May 2024)