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East Anglian Railway Museum

Get up close and personal to the wide collection of steam trains, diesel locomotives and vintage carriages at the museum. While the Victorian buildings, restored trains and working signal boxes tell a unique story of a time when the railway was the largest employer in the region.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access


Chappel & Wakes Colne Station Wakes Colne Colchester Essex CO6 2DS

  • 01206 242 524
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Open days

Daily 1000-1630 (closed 25-26 Dec).


By Bus: 83, 88, 88A, 88C

By Rail: Chappel & Wakes Colne / 50 yards


Sun 27th - Mon 28th May 2018: Transport Extravaganza

East Anglian Railway Museum , Chappel and Wakes Colne Station , Wakes Colne , Essex, CO6 2DS.
Tel: 01206 242 524.

These days will be bank holiday fun for all the family and there is something for everybody. Expect to see a wide range of different classic vehicles from…

Buses / Classic Cars / Miniature Railway / Motorbikes / Railways / Stationary Engines

Sat 27th - Sun 28th Oct 2018: Spooky Day Out with Thomas

Things get a little spooky with Thomas and his friends.

Halloween / Railways

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