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.

The board of Museum Railway Association for 2014 was elected in the annual meeting held on the 30th of November. Mr Marko Laine will continue as the president of the board and Mr Janne Rutonen will be the new Vice President. He has already been a regular board member for many years.