The Traffic Safety (OLM) training of the Jokioinen Museum Railway for new participants and the ones needing to do revision of the traffic safety rules will be held on Saturday 9.4. at 9.30 at Kiipu Village Hall at Minkiö station. (large masonry building next to the Minkiö station). Training and a traffic safety test are requirements for practical training and working with train operations at the Jokioinen Museum Railway.

Training going on. A teacher in front of a class.
OLM training going on. Photo: Jussi Tepponen

Before training at 9.30 there will be a short traffic security briefing held by our safety manager Juhana Siren.

The training will be conducted by Mr Jarmo Oksanen. After the training participants can take the traffic safety exam. Lunch and coffee is served for the participants. It will be also possible to stay at Minkiö for whole weekend. The sauna will be hot in the evening and are volunteer work sessions and the locomotive fireman training on Sunday.

If you can not attend on this date, you can agree on private lessons and an exam. You can sign on the training by contacting Mr  Jussi Tepponen.

We kindly ask you to sign on latest by 7.4.2016.

The yearly autumn meeting of the Museum Railway Association will be held on Saturday 28th of November at Kiipu Village Hall at Minkiö Station starting at noon (address Kiipuntie 47, Minkiö). Coffee will be served for the participants. Welcome!

fireman training

The fireman training is continuing and the secon party of the theory class will be held on Sunday 24.5. at 10.00 hours at Minkiö village house. After the class there will be a written. The practical training will be agreed personally with students.

fireman training

Many people have already signed on the fireman training of the Jokioinen Museum Railway in April, but there are still some free places available. After working as a fireman there is a possibility to continue training to become a steam locomotive driver.

The theory and practical course will take two weekends at Minkiö. The first part of the course will start on Sunday the 19.4. at 9.00. The fireman exam will be held after the second part of the course. After the the exam the participants will give a practical fireman demonstration on later date to be agreed.

The traffic safety training of Jokioinen Museum Railway (OLM Training) for new people interested in working on railway and for the old ones that need their training renewed will be hold on Saturday 22.3. starting at 10.15 at Minkiö Village hall (a large stone building just next to the Minkiö station building). The training and the test will be in Finnish. The test, training and approved practical training will entitle to work in traffic duties at Jokioinen Museum Railway.

The trainer will be Mr Jarmo Oksanen. After the training there will be a written test. Lunch and coffee will be served free of charge for all attending the training. If you wish you can also stay overnight at Minkiö, have a sauna on Saturday night and participate on the Sunday volunteer work sessions.

If you cannot participate to training you can agree to have a private training and test. To sign on the training please contact Jussi Tepponen.

We ask you kindly to sign on training not later than 16.3.2014.