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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Summing up the volunteers camps

In Autumn 2015 The National Institute of Heritage initiated a competition for financing the volunteer activities for the historic heritage. We wrote the application entry, gathered the vital documentation – we applied to the competition in December 2015. We had to wait till Spring to learn about the positive results, (…)

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The end of first stage of skylight reconstruction

On Tuesday, 8th November, a conservationist inspection of the first rebuilt part of the roundhouse’s skylight was conducted. The task of completing the rebuild appeared to be very tricky and required a lot of organizational effort. It was also a big technical challenge to our contractor, company “Marbudex”. Yet, the (…)

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A visit in Czech Republic

The life in the Shed is not limited to only hard work, but also to all forms of education and development. For this purpose, we organise from time to time a study visits in various railway museums abroad. At the first November weekend, a group of 20 PARE members and (…)

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25th anniversary of liquidation of 1st class Engine Shed in Skierniewice

25 years ago, on 31st October 1991, by the decision from 15th October of headmaster of Central Board of State Railways, Mr Ryszard Olszewski, the autonomous organizational unit of PKP known as 1st class Engine Shed in Skierniewice has been liquidated. Starting form next day the facility, together with its (…)

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Invitation to Old Powązki

From seven years members of PARE and invited representatives of railway companies take part in the All Souls Day collection organized by Committee for protection of Old Powązki Cemetery. This year (on 29th, 30th October and 1st November) you can also find us near the grave of Stanisław Wysocki – (…)

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