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.
The museum between Cottesmore and Ashwell is also open Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am to 4pm.
Adult admission is £6, children £4, families £15.
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
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