Ness Islands Railway volunteer (Min age 14)

Ness Islands Railway Volunteer


Aim or goal of position:

Ness Islands Railway is a 7 ¼ inches gauge miniature train. Our locomotives take passengers on an exciting journey over ½ mile long, bound to delight children and adults alike. The Railway has kiosk where cold drinks and snacks can be purchased.


Main responsibilities & suggested activities:

  • To provide high standards of customer care to all who visit the railway.
  • To sell cold drinks and snacks to customers at the kiosk.
  • To collect ticket fares from passengers
  • To handle cash and operate the till and card machine
  • To follow open / close down procedures for the railway including cashing up
  • To follow organisation guidelines to contribute to the smooth operation of the railway.
  • To look after the safety of the passengers and visitors at the train and at the station.
  • To help with some maintenance tasks such as landscaping, cleaning, etc.




  • Some mechanical or engineering skills would be desirable but not essential
      • The Railway opens for about 7 months per year.
      • During the term Saturday – Sunday 11:00-16:00
      • During the school holidays Monday – Sunday 11:00-16:00, opening hours subject to change 11:00 – 18:00 to be confirmed