Honours & Awards

Office for Civil Society (OCS) update – Honours and Awards – Recognising Great Work in the Community Do you know a person or local voluntary group making an extraordinary contribution to the community, voluntary, local and social enterprise sector? If so, nominating them for an Honour or Award can be a great way to recognise… More Honours & Awards

Burrs New Station Update-10 August 2016

Works are progressing, weather permitting. The latest pictures show the vertical re-enforced steel cage being constructed which is anchored to another re-enforced steel sheet laid at the bottom of the cage. The cage is being lined with polypropylene based sheets  (vertical) and special perforated polypropylene material (horizontal) to prevent any possible horizontal slippage.  Crushed stone is then, layer by layer… More Burrs New Station Update-10 August 2016

ELR LEADS THE WAY WITH NEW WHEELCHAIR ACCESIBLE CARRIAGE LAUNCH

Last Friday (22 July) a huge milestone was reached when the East Lancashire Railway officially launched the latest addition to its growing fleet of restored coaching stock with the first ever conversion of a brake coach to accommodate and make accessible for wheelchair users.     The converted 1950s brake coach has undergone an extensive… More ELR LEADS THE WAY WITH NEW WHEELCHAIR ACCESIBLE CARRIAGE LAUNCH

Working Members Train Details Released – Flying Scotsman

The Board of the ELR are pleased to confirm Flying Scotsman’s (FS) return visit to the ELR. This allows for the ELLR Co. and ELRPS to join together in an evening celebration of achievements on the ELR. The railway continues to thrive and grow with our wonderful working volunteers at its core. On Thursday 13th October… More Working Members Train Details Released – Flying Scotsman