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

Canceled events in the Engine Shed

Dear visitors, Due to the ongoing pandemic and the related restrictions, we would like to strongly advise to adhere to the recommendations of Health Services and cancel your visit to the Engine Shed. The Engine Shed will be closed to visitors until further notice. Consequently, the first events in this (…)

Priceless artefacts added to PARE’s collection

The collection assembled by PARE in Skierniewice Engine Shed is not limited to the rolling stock and railway traffic control. Whenever possible we try to gather any documents related to the history of Polish railways and railways in Skierniewice in particular. In the beginning of January, Mr Jarosław Wiśniewski from (…)

Silesia Transport supports renovation of the Skierniewice Engine Shed

We are happy to report that in the last hours of 2019 we received 4 000 PLN for the renovation of the Engine Shed. We would like to express our gratitude to the company Silesia Transport, specializing in public transportation services, for this surprise donation which allowed us to close (…)

First stage of water tower renovation completed

On Tuesday, 17th December, a voivodeship’s conservationist representative inspected the repairs of the old water tower. The repairs of the roof and securing of the crumbling wall was completed by the company Marbudex from Skierniewice. The task was accomplished excellently – our contractor took care to recreate the characteristic woodwork (…)

The identity of our tank wagon

Our colleague, dr Ariel Ciechański for years have been investigating the history of special railway cars for transporting beer. Thanks to the cooperation with many various railway enthusiasts he managed to come across many interesting documents like the Austrian State Railways (KKStB) journal of announcements and ordinances. This and similar (…)

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