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East Lancashire Railway Summer 2015 News

We reported back in May that the East Lancashire Railway were looking for votes in Aviva Community Fund and we’re very happy to report that they were successful in obtaining £10,000!    147 more words

News - Preserved Railway

ELR announced as £10k winner by Aviva Community Fund

The East Lancashire Railway’s ‘Raising for Glazing’ has been chosen as a winner in the Aviva Community Fund and has been awarded £10,000!

The railway is “over the moon” with the award and couldn’t be happier in receiving the donation, however the award wouldn’t have been possible without the support of our members, visitors and followers who all took the time to vote for us in the first instance. 122 more words


Dependable Hunslet Austerity's

Any celebration of uncelebrated locomotive’s had to include at least one Hunslet Austerity Tank engines and the East Lancashire Railway mustered two for their Small Engines Weekend. 236 more words

Region - Industrial

Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Class 27

Only one tender engine featured at the East Lancashire’s small engines weekend and it was a very special one.  The only survivor of a class of 484, this Lancashire and Yorkshire 0-6-0 class 27 (also known as class A,) it was built in Horwich in 1896.  126 more words

Region - Midland / Scottish

Bury Transport Museum

Located in the Castlecroft Goods Warehouse opposite the entrance to Bury Bolton Street station of the East Lancashire Railway, Bury Transport Museum is a real gem. 290 more words

East Lancashire Railway

Canopy Project

During my recent visit to the East Lancashire Railway, I couldn’t help but notice that platform 2 at Bury Bolton Street Station had a semi-complete station canopy.  279 more words

News - Preserved Railway

East Lancashire Railway 1940s Weekend 2015

A selection of shots from this years East Lancashire Railway 1940s Weekend. The shots were taken at both Bury and Ramsbottom.

The event is very popular (particularly with photographers) and due to nice bank holiday weather was incredibly busy so it was difficult to get a lot of shots, but these are my favourites. 137 more words