Model railway at Bygones

Explore the story of the railway and railwayana with Bygones original 27-ton steam engine  and captivating 28 foot model railway.

Experience life as a Second World War evacuee at our genuine Station display with booking office and real steam engine from Falmouth docks. See the original retro railway posters, beautiful pictures by George Heiron and brass nameplates from engines of the past. No matter your age, from 8 to 88, enjoy playing with the model railway set against its mountain backdrop.

By the 1850s most parts of Britain were joined by rail
Press the button by Thomas the Tank Engine and listen to how Bygones all began

Bygones kids• Meet Peggy and the other child evacuees at the Station
• Press the buttons and watch the model railway
• Spot Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends

Model railway at Bygones

Steam engine from Falmouth docks at Bygones

Model railways at Bygones

 Steam engine named after Patricia Cuming at Bygones

Model railway at Bygones

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