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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

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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


1940s Weekend - East Lancashire Railway

Yesterday we took a trip on the steam train. This has become a yearly tradition every May for us, when the East Lancashire Railway host their fabulous 1940s weekend. 386 more words


Two Teddy Bears!

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

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Bellerophon was a hero of Greek legend, famous for riding Pegasus and slaying the Chimera – a fire breathing beast. Being one of the greatest names of mythology, it comes as no surprise that it has been used for a number of warships. 411 more words

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East Lancashire Railway - Small Engines Weekend

Last Friday I published a little teaser that we would be featuring a few lines not covered before on LocoYard.  As mentioned in the latest UK Heritage Hub ezine, this was due to a holiday in the north west of England. 696 more words


Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Expedition Weekend – 24-26 October 2014

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

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