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.

Latest news

Dach - kanał 4
Another subsidy for roof repairs

Several weeks ago we reported that we are waiting for results of two subsidy competitions to which we applied for assets for further roof repairs. On Friday, 24th October the City Council of Skierniewice approved the result of one of them assigning to PARE 50 000PLN for repair of 300 (…)

Kwesta na Starych Powązkach, 2013
Invitation to a walk at Old Powązki Cemetery

From 2007 PARE organizes on 2nd November the walk on the route of graves of famous railroaders at Old Powązki Cemetery. This year we would like to visit the graves of people who contributed to the development of Warsaw-Vienna Railroad and famous railroad architects. Group meets by the gate of (…)

Dach - kanał 7
Another stage of roof repair finished

On the last days of September the repair works of roundhouse roof were inspected. The repairs were sponsored by Conservationist Office of Łódź Voivodship (35 000PLN) and 1% of income tax for PARE (more than 20 000PLN). Works were conducted perfectly by company “Marbudex” from Skierniewice and included total replacement (…)

Rozjazd 128 po wykonanych pracach
The end of points repairs

At last we finished the works by the replacement of old ties under the points № 128 in track № 59 – a main artery between the station and the turntable. During the works conducted in several stages, beginning from March, we removed the rotten ties and dirty ballast. Next (…)

SP Lipce notowanie
Visit from Lipce Reymontowskie Elementary School

The ever growing PARE collection of rolling stock and museum exhibitions are prepared especially for the younger audience so we are happy to report that more and more school groups are visiting the Skierniewice Shed. We were very fond of the record-breaking attendance during the September Open Day for Schools (…)