ELR Celebrating 10 Years of Outstanding Success!!

10 Years of Outstanding Performance – Who says So? Many longstanding Members would be aware of the ‘Locum’ report as it was known which set out a 10 year strategy and was championed by Howard Aitkin a longstanding supporter of the ELR. Now 10 years on Chris Melia and Greg Hunt the original authors of … More ELR Celebrating 10 Years of Outstanding Success!!

News from the Boardroom November 2018

Headlines Mathew Britten started on 29th October with Bury Transport Museum as Museum & Education Manager (Maternity Leave Cover for Sarah Kerrison who departed on 12th October). Congratulations to Sarah Kerrison who has given birth to a baby girl. RAIB published final report into Ramsbottom Runaway on the 12th November. A written update on the … More News from the Boardroom November 2018

News from the Boardroom (October 2018)

Apologies for the delay in posting this blog, as I have been away. Once again the Board discussed Safety on the railway and the actions being taken to strengthen processes and procedures. The Board received safety updates. RAIB investigation now in the final consultation stage. Safety Manager (volunteer) recruited to assist develop new safety managements … More News from the Boardroom (October 2018)

News from the Boardroom-September 2018 (Part 2)

  Board received a positive performance report for August with visitor numbers reaching over 25,000 compared to 20,000 in 2017 a rise of 25% thanks to the Flying Scotsman visit, Sci-fi on the Sidings and Wizard events. Visitor figures for Bury Transport Museum from January to August 2018 are 32,822 compared to 30,379 for the … More News from the Boardroom-September 2018 (Part 2)

News from the Boardroom-September 2018 (Part 1)

This month’s Board meeting was split into two distinct parts. Strengthening of Safety Procedures and supporting roles. Normal Business. Part 1 The safety and welfare of our volunteers, paid staff and customers has and always will be our top priority. The ongoing challenge for Board is to look for ways to strengthen ELR policies and … More News from the Boardroom-September 2018 (Part 1)