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Minkiö Steam Festival was a great success
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 12:36

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The traditional Minkiö Steam festival organized in the last weekend of July was again a great success. This year marked the tenth year for the two day steam event with 2535 people visiting it. The Jokioinen Municipal Days were organized together with Jokioinen steam festival at Jokioinen end of the railway.

This year four out of five operational steam locomotives of Jokioinen Museum railway were in operation. Three locomotives were pulling museum trains between Humppila and Jokioinen and the small H.K. Porter locomotive was pulling the one car park train at the festival grounds in Minkiö.


There were five stationary steam engine in operation; "Ruston" of Mäkilä Tractor Museum from Somero, "Kullervo" of the Finnish Museum of Agriculture from Loimaa, "Paras-Apu" of Mr Juha-Pekka Eeva, Ruston of Mr Kalle Huhtala, and "Kullervo" of Thomas Commondt from Pargas. In operation there was also an old steam ship boiler and a steam fire engine of Turku Area Rescue Services.  In addition there were several stationary petrol engines and tractors. People could also try to use a railway hand car and watch a collection of miniature steam engines and Lego trains.

This summer steam trains operate on narrow gauge Humppila-Jokioinen railway every Sunday from the beginning of June until end of August. All the timetables and events of the summer can be found at the Event Calendar.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 30 July 2014 01:34 )
 
Scheduled steam train traffic has started
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 11:50

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The scheduled steam train traffic started on Sunday 1.6. The event calendar and timetable of Jokioinen Museum Railway for operating season 2014 is also online. The season started like always with the Minkiö Antique Car Day at Minkiö station on Sunday June 1. There were no long speeches on that day but old and also newer antique cars filling the Minkiö station and old steam trains were running on narrow rails.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 30 July 2014 01:38 )
 
Track is open -hand car rental starts
Monday, 03 March 2014 23:12
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The early spring has arrived at the Museum Railway and all the snow has now melted away. Because of this we can declare the hand car rental season open!

 

Last Updated ( Thursday, 17 July 2014 09:16 )
 
Steam locomotives inspected
Monday, 01 July 2013 00:00

Today at Jokioinen Museum Railway two steam locomotives were inspected. The Belgium made 1948 Tubize of ex Jokioinen Railway passed operational inspection and the US made 1901 H.K. Porter of ex Äänekoski- Suolahden Railway passed internal inspection.

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Steam locomotives are preassure vessels and their operation, service and inspection are regulated by laws and regulations. Frequent inspections and good service and care guarantee the steam locomotive operations of Jokioinen Museum Railway to be safe and to preserve steam locomotives for future generations.

 
Scheduled steam train traffic has started
Thursday, 09 May 2013 21:50

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The scheduled steam train traffic started on Sunday 2.6. The event calendar and timetable of Jokioinen Museum Railway for operating season 2013 is also online. The season started like always with the Minkiö Antique Car Day at Minkiö station on Sunday June 2. There were no long speeches on that day but old and also newer antique cars filling the Minkiö station and old steam trains were running on narrow rails.

 

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 05 June 2013 06:54 )
 
Locomotives getting ready for summer
Tuesday, 28 May 2013 09:41

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The TU4 locomotive which was repaired during winter returned to service in mid May. While under repair for example the transmission was changed to new and the oild radiator was repaired. Also the elctrical system was repared, brakes fixed and windscreen wipers installed.

 

Also the renovation of Jokioinen Railway Tubize steam locomotive has continued. all the tubes are already in and the new smoke box installed in its place.

 

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 28 May 2013 09:48 )
 
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