From Workshops to Tracks! -exhibition introduces VR workshops and depots from the 1860´s till nowadays. Railway workshops have had a vital role in ensuring smooth rail transport and initially they were established in connection with new track sections.
The exhibition concentrates especially on Hyvinkää Workshops which was opened in 1949 and shut down by the end of 2018. The exhibition introduces various aspects of Hyvinkää Workshops: work, community, housing and leisure-time activities.
The exhibition is based on the Railway Museum´s documentation project at Hyvinkää Workshops using various methods: photographing, filming, observing and interviewing.
From Workshops to Tracks! -exhibition was made in cooperation with Finnish State Railways Company VR and Hyvinkää City Museum.