Leena’s Day is a fun old-timey event for people of all ages in and around the old station building and the Railway Museum’s courtyard.
To celebrate its name day, the “Leena” steam locomotive will be operating on the museum´s track from 11am until 3pm.
Leena -steam engine (Vk 4 68) is Finland’s oldest still operating broad gauge steam engine. It was manufactured in Germany in 1910. While sitting on Leena’s III-class passengers carriage seats you may feel the unique atmosphere from the old times.
Tickets: 2 €, children under 7 years: 0 €.
At the museum's station the Station Cat Makarattinoff will tell stories about her adventures (in Finnish) at 11.15, 12.15. 13.15 and 14.15. Between the Station Cat's story moments you can enjoy guitar music c. 11.30 - 14.00. The Station Master Ferdinand Mayer-Hoyer will also be present taking care of Leena's passengers in his own unique style.
You'll have an opportunity to try a hand car during the day between 10 am to noon and 2pm to 4pm. The miniature park trains, the museum's own Dv12 -locomotive and a visiting steam engine, will operate in the museum's park (if it's not raining).
All Leenas have a free entry to the event and to the museum’s exhibition. The museum is open 10 am – 5 pm.
Photos: Markku Suoniemi, Suomen Rautatiemuseo