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Engine Shed Society

About the Club


The Engine Shed Society is the only organisation in the UK specialising in all aspects of engine sheds and related structures, historical and contemporary. 

The scope of the Society includes all places which are or have been used for the construction, maintenance or stabling of rail borne transport, including steam, diesel and electric depots (current and extinct), shed histories, locomotive allocations, stabling points, carriage and wagon works, coaling towers and other related structures.

Benefits of Membership

  • Specialist society relating to engine sheds and ancillary infrastructure in the UK

  • Magazine, ‘LINK’, issued quarterly

  • Annual site visit (usually combined with AGM)

  • Publishes and maintains the 'Good Shed Guide'

  • Digitalised photographic collection, and further archive of materials available to members



Email: philipamackie[at]gmail[dot]com  or

Membership Fee


How to Join:

Either write to the Membership Secretary (Tony Skinner) at ‘23 Metcalfe Street, Carlisle, CA2 5EU’ or email him at  in each case asking for a membership application form

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