Visit the West Shed to see historic steam locomotives and railway
carriages with displays, films and an active engineering workshop.
Whether you’re a railway enthusiast or just looking for a fun family
day out, there’s something for you here!
Coronavirus - Unfortunately the WEST SHED is closed until further notice
6233 'Duchess of Sutherland'
46203 'Princess Margaret Rose'
Special Saloon No. 45000
LMS No.1 Dynamometer Car
Ex Butlin's 21-inch gauge 6203 'Princess Margaret Rose'
British Railways Standard Tank 80080
WHAT CAN I SEE?
For more information about the locomotives and carriages
you can see at the West Shed, please see ‘The Collection’
section of our website.
Visit for a day and explore the other attractions at the Midland Railway-Butterley: http://www.midlandrailway-butterley.co.uk/
Find out more through films and hands-on activities
Join us in the school holidays for some creative craft activities!
Check out our
for upcoming events:
KID’S ACTIVITIES & FAMILY FUN!
Use the viewing gallery
to see what’s
going on in our engineering workshop
Meet locomotive designer Sir William Stanier
in his office and
view the displays
models & railwayana.
The workshop is where we maintain our locomotives. They may be away so please enquire should you wish to see them before leaving home.
Take a look in
By arrangement only
PLEASE NOTE: As some of our locomotives and coaches are operating vehicles, they are not always on display in the West Shed and may be hired out to other organisations. If you are making a special visit to view a particular vehicle, please contact us before-hand to find out whether it is available to view.
For a preview of what you can see at the West Shed
take a look at this ‘Visitor Guide’
To view full screen (on desktop only) click this