Welcome to The Phoenix Model Engineering Society's website
and 5" Model Railway...
The worlds first iron bridge, built by Abraham Darby lll and opened on January 1st 1781 to cross the Severn Gorge at Ironbridge
First picture taken in glorious sunshine, the second, lit from below for the World Heritage Festival 2009
...brought to you from Telford, the birthplace of industry, in the heart of Shropshire
The Phoenix Model Engineering Society is situated within Telford Steam Railway and can be accessed from the platform or signed access, please use the car park as you turn off Bridge Rd. We have approximately 1/5 mile of continuous 5" ground level track which is designed into two circuits of the area, there is also a miniature station and a 20' tunnel
We have one fare for all passengers of
All funds raised from our passengers is ploughed back into our railway, over the past few years we have extended the tunnel and have replaced most of the sleepers and track which was wearing out, we have built a carriage shed, over the past year we have installed signalling around the track and Steaming bays with a turntable, this year we hope to replace some of the points
The Phoenix Model Engineering Society is pleased to be associated with Telford Steam Railway and is grateful to them for allowing us the use of their land You may access their web site by clicking HERE
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We are always pleased to hear others comments.
OUR NEXT RUNNING DAYS ARE Easter Sunday & Monday April 20th and 21st 1100 - 1600 Charges for the miniature railway are not included in the Steam Railway ticket Usual fare per person of £1 a ride (Subject to weather)