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This page was last updated on 24-Nov-2013.
We are a thriving, long established
model engineering society, dedicated to
hobby by building and operating
steam and other types of powered models; by invention and experimentation; by
tool making; by encouraging young people to participate in engineering; by maintaining links with
model engineers in the UK and abroad; by furthering wider interest in
our hobby with the
local community who visit the Abbeydale Miniature Railway; and supporting
charities. Model engineers and
interested guests are always made very welcome.
We usually serve refreshments, ice cream and souvenirs when the
railway is open to the public, and our premises and
wheelchair accessible. We have a special carriage funded by the Lottery which enables
users to ride on the railway. We are completely non-profit making - all receipts are
reinvested in developing, maintaining, insuring and running the railway and our
Our annual Teddy
Bears' Picnic on Sunday 11th August raised £2030
for the Sheffield Childrens'
Hospital Charity. Thank you all so much
here to see a video of the Abbeydale Miniature Railway in action
LOCAL MINIATURE RAILWAY PIONEER
On the left is a photo of
Guy S. Mitchell, driving his 71/4" gauge live steam loco in 1905 in his garden on
Grove Road, Totley Rise - not far from our own Abbeydale Miniature Railway. Around this time there were three privately owned,
pioneering ride-on garden railways in Sheffield!
Click on the photo for more
information about this remarkable man and his railway.
Photo courtesy of Mrs.
Get all our local news at Open
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or the Totley
Independent - Totley's website
ABBEYDALE MINIATURE RAILWAY
283 ABBEYDALE ROAD SOUTH, SHEFFIELD, S17 3LB
Sunday 8th and Sunday
15th December from 11am - 3.30pm.
Admission covers seasonal refreshments, a visit to Santa's Grotto,
a present for children, and 'unlimited' train rides.
Please be aware that live steam locomotives emit sparks, ashes
and oil which could result in injury or damage to clothing.
steam and diesel locos get very hot - so please do not touch them!
Please read and understand the Rail Riding Rules
at the Ticket Office
before boarding the trains.
Model engineering encompasses many different areas of