Whilst we don’t actively go hunting for awards or recognition, when they come along they are most welcome and give us all a boost. External recognition and awards shine a light on the great service our staff, volunteers and partners provide week in week out. Being the best at what you do is always a … More Great Customer Service Recognition!
The second part of the MPV now recovered to Baron Street at 11.15. The site is being cleared and re-railing gang leaving site at 13.00 hrs. The Permanent Way Team will be on site at 13.30 to sever link of the ELR/Metrolink Boundary. RAIB have concluded their inspection of the MPV. The MPV will be … More De-Railment Works Concluded
At approximately 10.30 yesterday (22 March) a Multi Purpose Vehicle (MPV) ran away in Baron Street yard onto the Metrolink track and in the process became derailed at the protecting trap points at the Bury Loco junction. There are no injuries or further damage reported. Tram services are currently suspended on both lines. A joint … More De-railment Update
Who couldn’t fail to be pleased and impressed about the content of the BBC programme ‘Return of the Flying Scotsman’ shown this week. The ELR were very proud to be part of that momentous week-end which was brilliantly captured for posterity. I was pleased for all our staff and volunteers who worked tirelessly make … More Relevance of Heritage Railways
Following a review of Board Structures there are currently 15 Board positions: Director Post Status Name Chair (non operational) New Mike Kelly Carriage and Wagon Existing Roland Hatton Civil Engineering Existing Phil Bailey Commercial New Vacant Customer Services New Alex Walker Development New Alan Lee Finance Existing David Layland Infrastructure New Vacant Managing Director New … More News from the Boardroom – February 2016