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THE ISLE OF WIGHT STEAM RAILWAY is a successful and expanding heritage railway, operating steam trains on some 200 days per year. We are a major tourist attraction with well over 110,000 visitors each year and we are committed to an excellent visitor experience.

Vacancies for any full-time or part-time posts available at The Isle of Wight Steam Railway will normally be advertised on this page.

We currently have both Volunteer and Non-volunteer vacancies available at the Railway:-


General Manager - IW Steam Railway

The award-winning Isle of Wight Steam Railway is looking to recruit a General Manager.

Reporting directly to the Chairman of the Railway, the role has a wide remit to manage all aspects of this £2 million turnover business and promote the Railway as a leading Island tourist attraction.

Our ideal candidate will have extensive business experience to include people management, business development, customer service and a clear focus on financial control and budget management.

We are seeking an effective decision maker and communicator who is able to build positive relationships at all levels with both our paid and volunteer staff. You will need to be self-motivated, willing to take a hands-on approach when the need arises and be flexible in your approach to working hours.

The salary is negotiable but will be dependent on experience and knowledge. 

Please apply with your full CV, a statement of your suitability to the role and salary expectations.

Click HERE for an information pack or contact Di Hollander, Assistant to the General Manager on di.hollander@iwsteamrailway.co.uk telephone 01983 882204.

To apply in writing with your full CV, a statement of your suitability to the role and salary expectations to:

Peter Conway, Chairman, The Isle of Wight Railway Co Ltd, The Railway Station, Havenstreet, Isle of Wight PO33 4DS or email your application to: chairman@iwsteamrailway.co.uk

Closing date for applications is 15 July 2019.


Volunteering Opportunities

  • Station Maintenance
  • Gardening
  • Fund-raising
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Operating trains
  • Catering
  • Administration
  • Carriage & Wagon
  • Special Events
  • Train Story Guide
  • Customer Service / Booking Clerk
We currently require individuals to work in all departments throughout the Railway.  Take a look at our Volunteer pages.  Whether you are looking for an interesting and rewarding volunteer role or to acquire training and a skill set for your CV, we have something for you.

You can download a Volunteer leaflet below or contact our Volunteer Coordinator by e-mail at volunteer@iwsteamrailway.co.uk   Or you can telephone on 01983 882204.

To see what's available go to the Volunteer pages - click HERE for further information



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