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What is Entroncamento?

Entroncamento was formed around the railways, and they were its lifeblood for more than a century. At the peak of steam train travel and haulage in the 40s more than half the population of the town was employed in some form by this industry.

Why is there a railway museum in Entroncamento?

Entroncamento was formed around the railways, and they were its lifeblood for more than a century. At the peak of steam train travel and haulage in the 40s more than half the population of the town was employed in some form by this industry. So there’s no more fitting location for a railway museum.

When is the best time to visit Entroncamento?

If you do time you visit to Entroncamento for the second half of June there will be a jubilant atmosphere around the town as it puts on its annual festival. They usually begin a few days before St John’s Day on the 24th and end a few days after, during which time a small city of tents and stalls are pitched in front of the town hall.

What is the history of Entroncamento?

In the 1950s, Entroncamento was, after Barreiro, the second largest railway centre, with almost half of its national employees. It was estimated that between the 1920s and 1930s, the Entroncamento population associated with the railway operator, CP Caminhos de Ferro Portugueses /Comboios de Portugal exceeded 50% of the local population.

Why is there a railway museum in Entroncamento?

Entroncamento was formed around the railways, and they were its lifeblood for more than a century. At the peak of steam train travel and haulage in the 40s more than half the population of the town was employed in some form by this industry. So there’s no more fitting location for a railway museum.

When is the best time to visit Entroncamento?

If you do time you visit to Entroncamento for the second half of June there will be a jubilant atmosphere around the town as it puts on its annual festival. They usually begin a few days before St John’s Day on the 24th and end a few days after, during which time a small city of tents and stalls are pitched in front of the town hall.

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