Electric Railway Museum

  • Electric Railway Museum stock stored at Colne Valley

    Electric Railway Museum stock stored at Colne Valley

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    A NUMBER of historic items have been accommodated at the Colne Valley Railway (CVR), Essex, following closure of the Electric Railway Museum at Coventry in 2017.  The move was made possible as the CVR had recently secured its own future following a closure threat the year before. The stock includes BR EMU driving trailers, Class…

  • Unique multiple unit at East Kent Railway

    Unique multiple unit at East Kent Railway

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    THE East Kent Railway (EKR) is home to the only Class 457 EMU in preservation, which was in the bay platform at Eythorn on July 14.  DMSO No. 67300 from set No. (45)7001 is owned by the Suburban Electric Railway Association. It has been at the EKR since early-2018 following closure of the Electric Railway Museum at…

  • Superb restoration work on APT power car at Crewe

    Superb restoration work on APT power car at Crewe

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    APT-P motor power car No. 49006 has been restored to its former glory. It arrived at the Crewe Heritage Centre (CHC) from storage at the now-closed Electric Railway Museum, Coventry in dreadful external condition at the beginning of the year. Restoration started in mid April when the former National Collection vehicle was formally handed over to…

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