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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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 (…)

Zabezpieczone antykorozyjnie pomosty
Renovation of signal gantries from Wschowa

Taking the advantage of a sunny weather, we have begun the renovation works by the signal gantries from Wschowa. Thanks to the company “Polwar S.A.” from Gdańsk, one of the gantries was sanded and covered with anticorrosive paint. The final paint-job will be done on our own. Eventually, the gantry (…)

A new brood of black redstarts

Last weeks in Shed’s Workshop were a time of hard work of… bird parents. Instead of the former rambling of machine engines one can hear now all day long screams of the nestlings. Those totally unconnected with railway reality sounds we owe to yet another generation of black redstarts (Phoenicurus (…)