Bury Standard 4 Group - Restoring 80097 and 46428

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80097 in her BR days

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Workshop Update 25th October 2017

  Following its return and initial dropping into the frames, the boiler has now been correctly positioned and the smokebox trial fitted to make sure it was correctly aligned with…

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Newsletter

The latest newsletter has now gone out to all members and shareholders. If you haven't received it please get in contact and we can update our records. 

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Boiler Returns

This press release was sent out today:   The Bury Standard 4 Group has received an early Christmas present with the return of the repaired boiler for their steam loco.…

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Boiler Update 8th September 2017

  Our boiler has passed its steam test at Northern Steam Engineering in Stockton on Tees on Thursday 7th September.   This significant step, after nearly three years of rebuilding,…

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Boiler Update 8th September 2017

 

The East Lancashire Railway Boiler Appeal

Work progresses to complete 80097 and restore it to fully working order, see how you can help today.

Become a supporter, purchase an item from our online shop, either for you or a friend, or volunteer yourself to help at our base in Bury on the East Lancashire Railway.

 

Donate online through the ELR Boiler appeal page, read more about the 80097 Boiler Project and fill it in the gift aid form on the last page.

 

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80097 Polo Shirt

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About 80097

80097

Our own 80097 was originally allocated to the Eastern Region at Plaistow in December 1954 and subsequently Tilbury and Stratford.…

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About 46428

46428

Built at Crewe Works and entered traffic on the 3rd December 1948. During its time with LMS and British Railways,…

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