25 Anniversary

Next Saturday, 5 October, the Basque Railway Museum, managed by Euskotren, a Basque Government publicly-run company, will celebrate its 25th anniversary at its Azpeitia premises (Gipuzkoa). 

The Euskotren Basque Railway Museum has organised the following activities, including 7 classic train journeys (*), to celebrate its first 25 years: 

10:30    Opening 
•    Award-ceremony for the “25th Anniversary of the Basque Railway Museum” children’s painting competition.
•    Performance by the EGAPE dance group.
11:00    Steam Train Journey (Euzkadi locomotive, built in 1920)
12:00    Steam Train Journey (Zugastieta locomotive, built in 1888)
13:00    Steam Train Journey (Portugal, built in 1913, and Euzkadi locomotives)
Euskal Sagardoa cider tasting
14:00    Railway Putxera (bean stew) tasting
14:30    Journey in locomotive convoy 
16:30    Diesel Train Journey (Alsthom locomotive, built in 1965)
17:30    Steam Train Journey (Aurrera, built in 1898)
18:30    Steam Train Journey (Euzkadi locomotive)
 (*) Journey route: Azpeitia Museum – Lasao – Azpeitia Museum.

This coming weekend, another steam train will be running, leaving the Azpeitia Museum at 12.30 p.m. on Sunday 6 October.

Information for the general public
•    Address of the Basque Railway Museum: calle Julián Elorza, 8 (20730 AZPEITIA-GIPUZKOA).
•    Information Hotline: 943 15 06 77
•    Fax: 943 15 07 46
•    Email: museoa@euskotren.eus
•    Website: www.euskotren.eus

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