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Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

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Time on your hands? Have a skill you can pass on?

You can make a positive contribution to Britain’s industrial heritage!

The Buckinghamshire Railway Centre at Quainton, always welcomes new faces to join its ranks, and there is something for just about everyone to get involved with.

Want to drive or restore a Steam Locomotive? Paint a Building? Lay some Track? Do some gardening? Help in the shop or Cafe. You will be made very welcome! But there are other things to interest - the range of activities is wide: train driving to repairing the track, fence painting to carriage re-building, machine shop work to making sandwiches and cooking hot meals, selling tickets, and giving guided tours to schools. Full training is provided where needed. 

Maintaining and operating this leading Railway Centre is a seven days a week operation – many "early-retireds” work at the Centre mid-week – and involve more than one member of their family too! 

You need to be over 16 and a member of the Quainton Railway Society (£25 per year, concessions available) which entitles you to partake in all activities and benefits, regular newsletters and full training as required.

An application form is available to download on our booking forms page, under QRS membership form.

Prospective members are invited to telephone the Office on 01296 655720 for an informal chat.

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Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
Station Road
HP22 4BY

For General enquiries:

For School enquiries:

Tel: (01296) 655720