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Bishop's Castle Railway Museum

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The Bishop's Castle Railway Museum is a heritage site established and run by an enthusiastic team of volunteers.  

The Bishop's Castle Railway Society was set up in 1989 to preserve remaining artefacts from the Bishop’s Castle Railway, and the society runs the museum staffed by volunteer members.

The museum was opened in 1999 to preserve records and memorabilia of the Bishop's Castle Railway, which ran from Craven Arms to Bishop's Castle between 1865 and 1935, but has since expanded to include other material which is of great interest to railway enthusiasts and casual browsers alike.

In July 1999 the museum moved to its present location, but its development was badly affected by a fire in October 2000.  Following an enormous effort salvaging the building and its artefacts, the museum opened its doors again at Easter 2002 and is now open between Easter and September on Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays from 2pm to 5pm.

Group visits are welcome outside of the normal opening times by prior arrangement.

For further information follow the link to the website.


Venue Details

Address:
School Lane
off High Street
Bishop’s Castle
Shropshire
Postcode:
SY9 5DE
View SY9 5DE on a map | Get directions to SY9 5DE
Name:
John Rimmer (for group visits)
Telephone:
01588 638988

Contact Details

Address:
Bishop's Castle Resource Centre (BCHRC)
Chapel Yard
Bishop's Castle
Shropshire
Postcode:
SY9 5DE
Telephone:
01588 630556
Email:
mail@bchrc.co.uk
Website:
www.bcrailway.co.uk

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Last Updated:
20/02/2017

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