News from the Boardroom – July 2019

Headlines June passenger numbers up by 4% compared to the same month last year. Very successful summer diesel gala event. ELR Memorial Plaque unveiled at Bury Bolton Street Station. Appointments completed of Diesel fitter, Sales and Events Manager and Passenger Services. New leadership structure to be created to help better organise Permanent Way work programmes. … More News from the Boardroom – July 2019

News from the Boardroom – June 2019

Headlines Encouragingly general ticket sales +15 on 2018 Visitors to special events like Thomas the Tank & the 1940s weekend are significantly down this year. IOSH Managing Safely course completed with nine participants present including two Directors. Fitness to run examination competency assessments set up for July. Multi car vehicle training has been done. Gothenburg … More News from the Boardroom – June 2019

ELR Volunteers Champions Group Launched

The much anticipated launch of a new ELR Volunteers Champions Group took place recently. The idea for the group came from a suggestion made at the ELR Annual Open Forum in November 2018. The champions have come forward and represent all departments across the railway. The Chairman and General Manager will also attend meetings. Champions: … More ELR Volunteers Champions Group Launched

Craven 105 Diesel Multiple Units A Journey of Hope through to Triumph

Within a space of several months two major restorations have been successfully completed at the East Lancs Railway both taking long years and thousands upon thousands on man hours to complete. These are the Craven 105 Diesel Multiple Units and 80097 Standard 4 steam locomotive. Both restorations tell their own story and both are now … More Craven 105 Diesel Multiple Units A Journey of Hope through to Triumph