Electric Railway Museum

Electric Railway Museum
Rowley Road
nr Coventry Airport and the Air Museum






02476 997397

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Electric Railway Museum is a UK based charity who aim to promote the heritage of all electric trains in the UK through traction and rolling stock restoration, display and operation along with work in gathering historically relevant technical and photographic archives. Our work is entirely run by volunteers and funded by donations from the public.

We are located in Baginton, on the outskirts of the City of Coventry. On our site you will find the largest collection of preserved electric trains in the UK, ranging from industrial electric locomotives, suburban multiple units, Edwardian underground train carriage bodies to high speed express trains.

We hope you find this website useful and informative. If you would like to know more about any specific activities, current or future projects then please feel free to get in touch with us; details can be found on the Contact Us page of this site.

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Opening hours

We have open weekends throughout the year when many additional attractions are brought into the site and extra items are available for viewing in addition to our usual attractions, the confirmed open weekends dor 2013 are

Spring Gala Weekend - Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 May

Warwickshire Open Studios: The Edge - Saturday 29 & Sunday 30 June

Warwickshire Open Studios: The Edge - Saturday 6 & Sunday 7 July

Summer Gala Weekend - Saturday 13 July & Sunday 14 July

Heritage Open Weekend - Saturday 14 September & Sunday 15 September

We are available for visits throughout the year subject to prior notice. We do not recommend you turn up ad-hoc as you may find the site closed. Please contact us if you would like to arrange a visit outside of normal opening hours. It will help us if you suggest suitable dates, the size of your party, any areas of specific interest and if any of your party have any special requirements.

Admission charges

Admission free.

Getting there

The Electric Railway Museum is located on Rowley Road approximately two miles from Coventry City centre, close to the village of Baginton. By road it can be easily reached from the M1(M45), M6 and the M69. Follow the signs for Coventry and from then on follow the brown tourist road signs for the Coventry Air Museum; the Electric Railway Museum is next door to the air museum.

If you're navigating by Sat-Nav then the postcode is : CV3 4LE

The nearest railway station to the site is Coventry itself. There is a bus from the station that pass within walking distance of the site.

Bus Service 539 to Baginton Kimberley Road (en route to Kenilworth)
The Coventry station stop is on Warwick Road (overbridge at western end of station) - the stop is on the same side of the road as the station. Buses run about every 2 hours and take about 10 minutes. From the Baginton stop it's about a 10 minute walk along Rowley Road.

Alternatively, you could use a taxi from the station forecourt, The taxi fare will be in the region of £8-10 in each direction.

Collection details

Land Transport