Open daily 10.00 - 16.30: The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust
The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust’s West Shed Museum houses a collection of historic steam locomotives and railway coaches.
The history of the exhibits is told through display boards, audio commentary domes, animatronic figures and a mini-cinema with short films. You can also view the active workshop where the trust’s locomotives are maintained from the safety of the viewing gallery above.
The West Shed is open daily 10am-4.30pm, all year round. Admission is free.
The West Shed is located on the Swanwick Junction museum site of the Midland Railway-Butterley, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3QZ.
Access to the site is via heritage train from the Midland Railway’s Butterley Station, alighting at Swanwick station to walk up to the West Shed.
Visit www.prclt.co.uk for more information