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Echills Wood Railway

The railway is one of the longest of its kind and prides itself on running not only in a safe professional way, but also being authentic with both light and semaphore signalling, working signal boxes and controlled crossings. 7¼in. gauge, 1¼ miles. Twin bore tunnel.

Facilities

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Operator

Echills Wood Railway Society Ltd

Address

Kingsbury Water Park Bodymoor Heath Road Kingsbury Warwickshire B76 0DY

Open days

Sun 31 Mar-Dec. Sat 20 Apr, 4, 18, 25 May, 24 Aug, 26 Oct. Wed 17, 24 Apr, 29 May, 24 Jul-Aug, 30 Oct. Fri 19, 26 Apr, 24, 31 May, 26 Jul-Aug, 1 Nov. 1100-1630 (winter closes 1500).

Travel

By Rail: Water Orton / 5 miles

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