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Railway Carriage Museum

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Rayne Railway Carriage Museum is on the old Eastern Counties railway track walk, which was closed... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JohnW4786
A welcome stopping point for walkers

Once the line of a railway from Bishops Stortford to Witham, the course of the line from Bishops... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
kenc198
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Black Notley, United Kingdom
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The Carriage Museum has been provided by the Friends of the Flitch Way for the enjoyment and benefit of the local community and for visitors to the Flitch Way. It contains a working model of Rayne Station, artefacts from the railway era and...more
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Station Road, Rayne CM77 6RX, England
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit especially if you're a railway enthusiast vary knowledgeable staff full of information and passion for what they do 5 stars will definitely be going back

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Rayne Railway Carriage Museum is on the old Eastern Counties railway track walk, which was closed to passengers in 1952 (pre Beeching) but continued for freight until 1977. The carriage contains a oo gauge railway and railway items of interest and is located next to...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

Once the line of a railway from Bishops Stortford to Witham, the course of the line from Bishops Stortford to Braintree is now 'The Flitch Way' For 15 miles from just outside Bishops Stortford, and as far as Braintree, it is an important wildlife corridor...More

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Sandra R, Secretary, FoFW at Railway Carriage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Many thanks Ken for your kind review. Our volunteers appreciate the feedback.

Reviewed 29 August 2018

We went for a walk along the Flitch pathway and came upon Rayne and it's old railway station. There is a train which you can go inside on certain days and time and it full of old nostalgia for train enthusiasts. You can also have...More

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Sandra R, Secretary at Railway Carriage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit to the Carriage.

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We were cycling along flitch green cycle path and was about to turn around but though, no let’s go a little further and then we found this gem. A full size train carriage converted into a mini museum and model railway. This is also right...More

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Sandra R, Secretary at Railway Carriage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit to the Carriage

Reviewed 13 June 2018

During a stop at the Booking Hall Cafe on a walk along the Flitch Way, we noticed the Railway Carriage Museum was open and decided to take a look. It was interesting to see the history of the old railway line - including a model...More

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Sandra R, Secretary at Railway Carriage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thanks Kate for your review. Pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

The pounds have piled on lately, so we drove to Rayne, parked the jalopy and before attempting The Flitch Way to Felsted, decided to pop in. We were welcomed by a friendly chap who regaled us with stories of when and how on matters Rayne...More

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Sandra R, FoFW at Railway Carriage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit to the museum. It may be small but we try and fill it up with lots of interesting bits and pieces.

Reviewed 30 August 2017

We found the old station in passing, as we saw the sign on the main road. Anything to do with the railways of yesteryear is always worth exploring. Sadly, the volunteers had left about 10 minutes before we arrived. Quite rightly so, as the times...More

Thank Tony36
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We came here for lunch with our daughters and granddaughter. There was plenty of choice, even for the 5 year old. We sat in the shade, and had a very tasty lunch, which was well priced. Staff were very friendly .

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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Saturday 18th February 2017 we took a lovely cycle ride from Great Notley to Rayne Railway Station, it was a easy ride on the bikes, when we got to the Railway Station Café, all the tables where taken as there was a lot of adults,...More

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Sandra R, Public Relations Manager at Railway Carriage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you Wendy for leaving a review and pleased that you enjoyed your visit. I will pass your comments on to the other volunteers.

Reviewed 18 February 2017

Excellent, knowledgable staff, great setting and love the model railway of what the station looked like in 1945. 5 out of 5

Thank neilian9
Sandra R, Public Relations Manager at Railway Carriage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you for leaving a review and pleased that you appreciated the model railway on your visit. I will pass your comments on to the volunteer stewards.

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