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Rutland's railway museum, Rocks by Rail, has reopened




Rocks by Rail, Rutland’s railway museum, has reopened.

The museum includes train rides, dumpers and diggers, a nature trail and wildlife, as well as a café.

Keen engine drivers can get their hands on a locomotive on the first Sunday of each month.

Visitors enjoy the Rocks by Rail fun
Visitors enjoy the Rocks by Rail fun

The museum between Cottesmore and Ashwell is also open Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am to 4pm.

Adult admission is £6, children £4, families £15.

Rocks by Rail's café
Rocks by Rail's café

Museum open days and special events

Sunday, August 1 – Diesel Driver for a Fiver

Sunday, August 15 – Steam Open day. Anniversary of end of the Second World War with special feature on Digging for Victory: Rutland’s Ironstone Quarries

Sunday August 29 – Steam Open Day. Special display marking anniversary of the liberation of Far Eastern Prisoners of War 1945

Rocks by Rail
Rocks by Rail

Bank Holiday Monday (August 30) Steam Open Day and Ironstone Quarry Railway Day

Sunday, September 5 – Diesel Driver for a Fiver

Sunday, September 19 – Steam Open day and Oxfordshire Ironstone Quarry Railway Day

Sunday, October 3 – Diesel Driver for a Fiver

Sunday, October 17 – Steam Open day

Sunday, October 24 – Last day of exhibition on Corby’s Ironstone quarries

For more information visit www.rocks-by-rail.org



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