Swindon and Cricklade Railway

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Name

Swindon and Cricklade Railway

Service details

We are an entirely volunteer-run charitable organisation rebuilding from scratch, and operating, the old railway line between Swindon and Cricklade.

Price

Annual £14 (adult), see website for details

Main telephone

01793 771615

Email

scr@gmx.co.uk

The page was last updated on 20 September 2019

Service summary

Volunteering opportunities in many diverse areas of restoration and day-to-day operation of a Heritage Railway

Service description

Volunteering opportunities in many diverse areas of restoration and day-to-day operation of a Heritage Railway

Further information

Rescue, restore, maintain, build railway items. Run train services, cafe, shop for the public.


Opportunities to do everything from serving in the cafe to restoring steam locomotives to building the stations and laying the track to running trains for the public to raise funds - see website for details. Training given as required. Acquired skills have lead to employment for several members and enjoyment as part of a team achieving something worthwhile.

Client groups

All young and vulnerable people must be accompanied at all times by a responsible adult or carer. Limited access to some activities for safety reasons.

Main address

Blunsdon Station
Tadpole Lane
Blunsdon
Swindon
SN25 2DA