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
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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
How many diesel locomotives be given the title of honorary steam engine? The steam era GWR diesel railcars are usually included and early pioneering prototypes that could produce so much clag that they could be confused with smoke from a coal fire! 385 more words
By SSI Debbie Callaghan, Rochdale Detachment, 1 (Minden) Company, GMACF
The weekend was laid on by WO2 Dougie Craddock, Detachment Commander, Bury Detachment. Largely a 1 (Minden) Company training event, it also hosted Cadets from New Charter Academy Public Services. 467 more words