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Phoenix Model Engineering Society, Telford

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The worlds first iron bridge, opened Jan 1st 1781 to cross the Severn Gorge at Ironbridge

Welcome, to the Phoenix Model Engineering Society’s website and 5” Miniature Railway…

 

Our Carriage Shed

…Brought to you from Telford, the Birthplace of industry in the heart of Shropshire

 

OUR  NEXT RUNNING DAYS ARE

 

Sunday's 24th September & 1st October

 

 

1100 TO 1600

Subject to weather


Charges for the Miniature Railway are not included in the Steam Railway ticket

                     OUR FARE IS                        PER PASSENGER

 

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The Phoenix Miniature Railway is situated within The Telford Steam Railway and is accessed from their platform or signed access.
Please use the car park as you turn off Bridge Road.
We have approx. 1/5 mile of continuous 5” ground level track which is designed into two circuits of the area, we also have a station, a 20’ tunnel and two bridges

All funds raised from passenger carrying is ploughed back into our railway.
Over the past few years we have greatly extended the track and replaced most of the sleepers and worn out track. We have doubled the length of our tunnel and built a Steaming Bay and Carriage Shed (another has been completed this year).

The track signalling is now in the process of being upgraded and will be completed within the next couple of months.

The Phoenix  Model Engineering Society is pleased to be associated with Telford Steam Railway and is grateful to them for allowing us the use of their land.
You may access their website by clicking here

 

These pages last updated Sunday 24th September 2017

WE ARE NOW OPEN ON THE LAST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH BETWEEN EASTER AND THE END OF SEPTEMBER AS WELL AS BANK HOLIDAY MONDAYS, WE ALSO TRY TO OPEN MOST OTHER SUNDAYS WHEN THERE IS AVAILABILITY OF MEMBERS

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Having completed our new carriage shed we needed a transverser to connect the single track leading to the carriage shed to the four tracks within the shed. One of our members came up with the idea above, it was cheap, easily constructed and very effective.

Should any club be interested in constructing one for their own track our Secretary will pass on details of the material used and the dimensions. Click here to email