Annual Review of ELR Business Plan

Each year the ELR Board reviews progress against its 2015-19 business plan. Note: Visitor Numbers – See earlier separate blog posting Financial Provisional figures indicate a further increase in income to around £4m up from £3.22m. It’s clear that increased revenue for 2016 benefitted significantly from two visits by Flying Scotsman which allowed significant small … More Annual Review of ELR Business Plan

General Manager Vacancy

The search for our new General Manager started today. This is a very important appointment for the ELR. We have put together a comprehensive recruitment pack which not only gives details of the type of candidate we are looking for but also showcases the ELR. The advert will be published nationally. Timelines Monday 20 February – Last … More General Manager Vacancy

Bury Transport Museum – Another Record Year!!

During much of 2016 we enjoyed breaking a multitude of records and received a great many accolades across the ELR. However in this blog I want to congratulate and pay tribute our great volunteers and staff who manage the Bury Transport Museum who, during 2016, continued its remarkable journey since its opening in 2010.   Visitor Numbers: 2010 – 12,800; … More Bury Transport Museum – Another Record Year!!

November (2016) Roundup

This November has been a lot about Awards and the relaunch of the Company newsletter and a visit from ITV Granada. ELR Newsletter The newsletter is important in so far as we are able to keep everyone informed about what is happening right across the railway so check out this latest edition november-2016-issue-10-1 Lancashire Tourism Awards … More November (2016) Roundup