Staff in uniforms in front of a steam locomotive.
Traffic staff at Minkiö station. On the background is the H.K. Porter Locomotive.

Traffic duties can be reserved for everyone willing. The traffic season starts already in May with the first charter trains, and will continue this year until Saturday 2.12, when we will celebrate 100-year-old steam locomotive Sohvi and Santa's train with theme: "Steam locomotive Sohvi and Finland - together 100 years"!

Early in the summer there are also plenty of charter trains and just before Minkiö Farmers' market there will be one week long period, when charter trains are running.

Do you need new work clothes? Now you have a possibility to order work clothes with Jokioinen Museum Railway (Jokioisten Museorautatie) printing. You can check the catalog linked bellow and send you order to Alexander by 8.5.2016.

Track gang in old clothes
The Jokioinen Railway track gang. Photo: MRY archives mry02142

Download the work clothes catalog!

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.