Railway museum celebrates milestone anniversary with bank holiday steam gala

Judy and Richard Wallace and their model railway.

Judy and Richard Wallace and their model railway.

First published in Local News

Visitors have been keeping Mangapps Railway Museum extremely busy over the bank holiday weekend as it celebrated its 25th anniversary.

The attraction in Southminster Road, Burnham, has been hosting a steam and gala event featuring two steam locomotives running for the first time in several years and a Changing Tracks exhibition to mark the 125th anniversary of the opening of the Southminster branch line.

Rail enthusiasts also admired a model railway from Chelmsford Model Club.

The celebrations were set to continue today, however with the wet weather, it is best to double check with the museum on 01621 784898.

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