Welcome to the website of the Polish Association of Railway Enthusiasts

We hope to provide you information regarding the activity of our Organization and would like to encourage you to visit the old Skierniewice Engine Shed during the monthly Open Days and other accompanying events.

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Invitation to the Open Day in Engine Shed.

Once again we would like to invite you on 2nd August to yet another Open Day in Engine Shed. Except the usual tour in the roundhouse and the sightseeing of the rolling stock collection visitors can check out our collection of engine’s maintenance equipment, old smithy, exhibition of railway photos (…)

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Commemoration of 70th anniversary of Warsaw’s Uprising

Together with the City Council of Skierniewice and the History Chamber of Skierniewice we would like to invite you to the Commemoration of 70th anniversary of Warsaw’s Uprising. At 8 PM, one can watch in the Engine Shed the documentary by Artur Czarniecki – “Train of Death” (“Pociąg śmierci”). The movie is (…)

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Carrying gold…

… however only during the shots to a motion picture. On 12th July, the Shed was visited by a film crew shooting a documentary for Polish National Bank under the working title “Gold”. In September 1939, Polish gold reserves needed to be evacuated out of the country. After many troubles, (…)

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With backpack through China – invitation to the Evening in Engine Shed

Evenings in Engine Shed are cyclic events, during which we present our broad range of interests beyond the railway (but many times with railways or trains in background). This time a main topic of our meeting will be China. A country thousands kilometers away from Poland, full of contrasts and (…)

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Another stage of roof repairs finished.

On 10th July, conservationist service inspected the roundhouse’s roof works above stands 1-3, sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (50 000 PLN). The company “Marbudex” from Skierniewice has completed its task perfectly. In a couple of days another stage of works above stands 7-9 will begin. We are (…)