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Altrincham Electric Railway Preservation Society

The AERPS is a Registered Charity (No. 1093098). The Society’s objective is: “The Society exists to advance the education of the public in particular by the preservation and exhibition of rolling stock, artefacts, relics and other such documents relating to the Manchester South Junction and Altrincham (MSJ&A) line and elsewhere, which are of historic or scientific importance.” 

The AERPS owns two 1931 "Altrincham Electric" ex-MSJ&AR coaches (Nos 117 and 121) based at the Midland Railway - Butterley near Ripley in Derbyshire and is a corporate member of the Midland Railway Trust. It is also a member of the Heritage Railway Association. The AERPS also organises a Winter Lecture Series in Altrincham (second Friday in month Ocotober to April), coach trips, and Summer and Christmas socials. The Society publishes its own magazine LIVE WIRES.  

Annual membership of the Society costs £13 for adults and life membership is available at £130. Join at a Winter Lecture, download an application form from the website or contactthe Membership Secretary.

Who to contact

0161 928 9394
Altrincham Electric Railway website

Where to go

Name of Venue
Altrincham Methodist Church Hall
Venue Address
Barrington Road
WA14 1HF
Venue Notes

 Car park Springfield Road or short walk from Altrincham Bus/Rail/Metrolink Interchange.




When is it on?

Days & Times
Second Friday in month from October to April, 19.30pm to 21.30pm

How to use this service

Referral Required?
Cost Information
£3, members free

How accessible is this service?

Further Details

Wheelchair accessible.

Last updated date:
21 September 2020

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