Jokioinen Museum Railway

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Jokioinen Museum Railway
Reporting mark JMR
Locale Jokioinen and Humppila, Finland
Dates of operation 1978–present
Predecessor Jokioinen Railway
Track gauge 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in)
Length 14.2 km (8.8 mi)
Headquarters Minkiö
Lovisa & Wesijärvi Railway #6 (a 2-8-0 built in 1909) at Minkiö station.
Jokioinen Museum Railway
0.2 Humppila station
1.7 Kermala
3.7 Palomäki
4.1 Soravaihde(spur lifted)
6.1 Vuorela
8.0 Minkiö station
8.5 Jänhijoki railway bridge
10.0 Salminen
11.7 Raemäki
13.3 Kirkkotie
14.2 Jokioinen station
15.0 Siirappiraide

The Jokioinen Museum Railway is located in Jokioinen, Finland. It is based on the last narrow gauge railway in Finland, the 750 mm (2 ft 5 12 in) gauge Jokioinen Railway.

The museum was born on February 2, 1978, 4 years after the discontinued operation of the actual railway, when the specifically established Joint stock company Jokioinen Museum Railway Ltd. (Jokioisten Museorautatie Oy) bought the Minkiö-Jokioinen Railway line with its land and buildings. Museum steam train began running the same year. In 1994 the line was extended with an 8 km stretch between Minkiö and Humppila.

The museum railway station at Humppila is beside the station of the Turku-Toijala VR line, providing a convenient access to the museum.

The Minkiö station has a narrow gauge museum with a collection of carriages and locomotives. There are a number other attractions in the vicinity of the railway.

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Coordinates: 60°51′46″N 023°26′17″E / 60.86278°N 23.43806°E / 60.86278; 23.43806