Location: Whistlestop Discovery Centre, Dale Road, Matlock Bath, Matlock DE4 3PT

Do you know what a G scale indoor model railway is? If so would you like to join other model railway enthusiasts in creating and maintaining a suspended railway in the stunning historic station building at Matlock Bath station?

Be part of a group of volunteers helping us to create a suspended G scale indoor model railway to provide a link between our rooms and increase visitor numbers to the historic station building at Matlock Bath station.

Main tasks will be:

• Creating a model railway suspended from the ceilings and walls throughout the    centre
• Advise on the sourcing of trains, track and other materials
• Building the layout, including baseboards, track work and electrics
• Repairing trains, track and electrics that develop problems
• Explaining about the history of Matlock Bath station to visitors at the centre  (training will be provided)
• Explaining about the model railway to visitors at the centre
• Encouraging others to volunteer on the project

For view the role desciption and the skill and qualities required for this volunteering opportunity please click on the attachment below.


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Contact details:

If you are interested in applying for this opporunity please email us your relevant experience to enquiries@derbyshirewt.co.uk or should you wish to have an informal chat about the role please contact Ellen Fineran on 01773 881188


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