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Mar 04 2013

Forthcoming Events

Published by under GWRPG News

Southall Railway Centre is not currently open to visitors, but you can meet us at our Sales Stands elsewhere at public events throughout the year.

Saturday 13-Sunday 14 April 2013: London Transport Museum Acton Depot Open Weekend

The London Transport Museum Depot at Acton holds the majority of the Museum’s collections which are not on display in the main Museum in Covent Garden. It opens to the public for special events, including themed open weekends. 

The museum is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Underground in style with the Metropolitan Steam Locomotive No.1 in steam and recently restored Metropolitan Carriage 353 displayed in all its gold leaf glory. Model displays will feature miniatures of the Met No.1, and a Lego representation of Baker Street in 1863. With steam rides on the Acton Miniature Railway, film screenings, hands on workshops, talks, and book signings as well there’s plenty going on down the depot. Also there will be the Ffestiniog Railway celebrating their 150th anniversary with narrow gauge train Prince. Times 11.00 to 17.00 (last admission 16.15). Visit the website at:


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