Website Screenshots by PagePeeker January 9, 2021 – Heres The Answers

East Anglian Railway Museum – The Goods Shed – plaque – Ramped entrance

East Anglian Railway Museum - The Goods Shed - plaque - Ramped entrance

A visit to the East Anglian Railway Museum.

The East Anglian Railway Museum is located at Chappel and Wakes Colne railway station in Essex, England, which is situated on the former Great Eastern Railway branch line from Marks Tey to Sudbury. Services on the Sudbury Branch Line are operated by Abellio Greater Anglia.

The museum has a wide collection of locomotives and rolling stock, some of which are fully restored, three are converted into Thomas, Percy and Toby replicas while others are undergoing repair and restoration. The Restoration Shed was built in 1983–4, before which most work had to take place in the Goods Shed or in the open. On event days, steam or diesel train rides are operated over a short demonstration track.

The museum also plays host to three popular annual events: the Winter Beer Festival held each February, the Cider Festival held each June, and the Summer Beer Festival held each September. During the festivals, additional late-evening trains on the Sudbury Branch Line allow festival-goers to return home by train subject to provision by the train operation companies. There are no moving exhibits during the festivals, although train carriages are usually open to sit in and drink, with one wagon doubling up as The Shunters Arms at the summer festival.

The museum was originally formed as the Stour Valley Railway Preservation Society on 24 September 1968. The SVRPS was established at Chappel & Wakes Colne Station in December 1969 after a lease was obtained from British Rail to use the vacant goods yard and railway buildings, including the station building. The first public steam day took place three months later.

The goods shed and station buildings were quickly restored; with a workshop being set up in the goods shed to enable maintenance and restoration work to be undertaken on the rolling stock.

The Stour Valley Railway Preservation Society was renamed to The East Anglian Railway Museum in 1986 to confirm its focus on representing railway history of the Eastern Counties rather than just operating trains. The museum gained charitable status in 1991 (Registered Charity No. 1001579) and became a Registered Museum in 1995.

Since 2005, the museum has had a greater emphasis on interpretation and display facilities, a large variety of events take place each year to raise funds to support the museum’s activities.

The Goods Shed

Believed erected at the same time as the main station buildings in 1891, this was the main centre of activity of the station until freight activity on the line ceased in 1962. The small building on the end of the main building was the office of the Goods Clerk. The building was used mainly for goods needing protection from the weather, or of value, bulk goods such as coal or other minerals being unloaded in the yard. The crane is from Saffron Walden Goods Shed and was rebuilt here in 1993.

plaque – Ramped entrance – from 1996.

Colchester Borough Council

Posted by ell brown on 2019-07-17 18:41:50

Tagged: , East Anglian Railway Museum , Chappel and Wakes Colne Station , Essex , East Anglia , England , United Kingdom , Great Britain , Wakes Colne , Chappel , former Great Eastern Railway branch line from Marks Tey to Sudbury , Gainsborough line , Industrial railway museum , Chappel & Wakes Colne , Stour Valley Railway Preservation Society , SVRPS , The East Anglian Railway Museum , The Goods Shed , sign , plaque , Colchester Borough Council

Tagged : / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

Wooden Dining Tables,Rosewood Dining Tables,Wood Dining Tables,Dining Table

Wooden Dining Tables,Rosewood Dining Tables,Wood Dining Tables,Dining Table

– All goods are made from premium quality solid Rosewood, unlike other manufacturers it has no mixing with plywood, chipboard or pasted wood.

– All goods are made with seasoned and fumigated wood leaving no doubts of pest infection or cracking etc.

– All items carry one year warranty. Home servicing is available with-in warranty and afterwards.

– How do we do it. www.rosewoodhandicrafts.com/carft.php

– If the required item is out of stock it will be ready with in 4 – 6 weeks of time depending on the order list. (upon order confirmation)

– When your ordered goods are ready, if you think this is not what you expected your advance money will be returned upon providing a valid reason.

– For custom made orders please send us your required item’s photo or sketch along with prices ,descriptions and dimensions at : rosewoodcrafts@yahoo.com.

– For queries or suggestions please call +923225897829

– Shipping details (i.e freight charges, transit time etc..) can be obtained upon providing your complete postal address and nearest sea port details.

Best Regards

M.Tahir Shabbir

Skype: urbajwa
Mobile phone: +923225897829
Email id: rosewoodcrafts@yahoo.com
Address: CB-10 , Sector 27 Wah Cantt ,Province Punjab Pakistan

Other Products:

Gemstone visit : www.arc-int.biz
Wooden handicrafts visit: www.rosewoodhandicrafts.com
Onyx and Marble Handicrafts Visit: www.pakistanonyxmarble.com

Posted by Pakistan Rosewood Handicrafts on 2011-10-05 16:40:43

Tagged: , Wooden Dining Tables , Rosewood Dining Tables

Tagged : /