The Basque Railway Museum run by Euskotren, a publicly-owned company of the Basque Government, will get the 2024 steam train season underway with ten special journeys over Easter.

After Easter, the regular service will run every Saturday until 3 November, with departures at 12.00 noon and 5.30 p.m., and at 12.00 noon on Sundays and bank holidays.  The 'Stoker for a Day' activity – an opportunity to travel in the steam engine's cab – will be run on Sundays and bank holidays from 7…

The Basque Railway Museum is a unique and unrepeatable stage for shooting feature films, short films, music videos, advertising spots or even to portray special moments such as weddings, professional meetings, communions, fashion events…

Historical locomotives, all kinds of railway carriages, an old mechanical workshop are some of the possible scenarios offered by the Museum, in addition to the possibility of renting the steam train. 

Projects conducted at the…

The Euskotren Basque Railway Museum has added a Seat 600E, donated by Itxaso Corrales, to its vehicle collection at its Azpeitia premises (Gipuzkoa). That vehicle is one of the main icons of the motorisation of Spanish society in the 1960s. The process would lead to the closure of main railways, the bankruptcy of the last private franchise companies such as Ferrocarriles Vascongados or Ferrocarries y Transportes Suburbanos de Bilbao and their being absorbed by the public sector (first as…

The stream engine season has started at the Euskotren Basque Railway Museum and the locomotives will run every weekend until early November.  

The steam engines will depart from the Museum (Azpeitia) to Lasao at the following times:

• Saturdays: 12.00 noon and 5.30 p.m.
• Sundays: 12.00 noon

The Basque Railway Museum boasts one of the best railway collections in Europe featuring a whole range of vehicles:  electric, diesel and steam locomotives, railcars and…

Next Monday 1 February marks the 125th anniversary of the first railway vehicle that was propelled by a brand-new type of power at that time – electricity –, instead of being driven by the force of stream or the more rudimentary ones that were pulled by draught animals. Therefore, the Basque Government and the Basque Railway Museum run by Euskotren are organising different activities to showcase this historical milestone, when the Bilbao to Santurtzi Tramway was the first in Spain to use…