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Group Update 10th January 2022

10th January, 2022

  A Happy New Year to all our Members and Supporters.   During December quite a few of our team were involved in the ELR Santa trains but there had still been some restoration activity happening behind the scenes.     BR Standard Class 4   …

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Workshop Update 8th November 2021

8th November, 2021

  BR Standard Class 4    2–6–4 T     No  80097   80097 continues to be regularly rostered on the ELR on both service and dining trains.   She is maintained by the small team of Alan, Carl and Matt.       Ivatt ‘Mogul’  Class 2…

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Workshop Update 8th November 2021

Group Update 18th October 2021

18th October, 2021

  BR Standard Class 4    2–6–4 T     No  80097   80097 continues to be regularly rostered on the ELR on both service and dining trains.   She is maintained by the small team of Alan, Carl and Matt.       Ivatt ‘Mogul’  Class 2…

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Group Update 5th August 2021

5th August, 2021

    BR Standard Class 4    2–6–4 T     No  80097   80097 continues to be a mainstay in the ELR rosters and runs regularly on both service and dining trains now that the railway is on five day running.   The small team of Alan,…

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Group Update 5th August 2021

Group Update 26th June 2021

26th June, 2021

BR Standard Class 4    2–6–4 T     No  80097   80097 has been a mainstay in the ELR rosters and has run regularly since the railway reopened on the 1st May.   She has run both service and dining trains and with the start of the…

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Group Update 14th May

14th May, 2021

  BR Standard Class 4    2–6–4 T     No  80097   A cold water boiler exam took place on the 19th February, which she passed. Note - Even though the engine is not running, she still has to have mandatory boiler tests at fixed intervals and…

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Group Update 14th May

Shop Coach Reopens

29th April, 2021

  Shop Coach Reopening   The ELR Trackside pub opened on the 12th April and our fund raising Shop Coach, following an extensive Spring clean, opened on Sunday 18th and 25th April. The covid precautions put in place last Autumn are still applicable.   At…

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Group Update 22nd February 2021

22nd February, 2021

  BR Standard Class 4    2–6–4 T     No  80097   80097 has had the mud doors and all the inside of the firebox cleaned and it was necessary to replace four stay nuts in the firebox. This was in preparation for a cold boiler exam…

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Shop Closure again

5th January, 2021

  Shop Closure again   With the announcement of further covid restrictions and the current closedown of the railway, the Shop will be closed until further notice.   The Click and Collect arrangements are also suspended.   We wish all our Members and Supporters to…

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Shop facility

15th December, 2020

  Shop Open for Click and Collect   Following the second covid lockdown, the East Lancs Railway will open on Saturday 19th December.    We have introduced a ‘Click and Collect’ facility on this website (see the Shop page) for customers to select and reserve…

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