I am pleased and delighted to announce that the Board have unanimously agreed to a proposal for the ELLRCo paid staff and ELRPS working members to join together in an evening celebration of achievements on the ELR. The railway continues to thrive and grow with dedicated staff and volunteers at its core. The Working Members … More Flying Scotsman – Free Working Members Train!
The Board meeting had a strategic feel about it, as we discussed a number of options to develop North and South of Baron Street and more widely with the intention to develop the ELR’s own 20 year vision, this will be known as the Buckley Wells project. The present locomotive works are 160 … More News from the May 2016-Boardroom (1)
There are good days on the ELR; then there are historic days when we saw the return of the Flying Scotsman; then there are special days with the debut on the ELR of the Class 40 106, Atlantic Conveyor in its original green livery was just such a day. Congratulations must go to John Stephens and the … More Class Act makes its Debut
Its official, the newly installed Mayor of Bury, Councillor Mike Connolly launched the construction of our new station yesterday (19th May). Work is due to start mid June. We were pleased to also welcome our key partners and sponsors – left to right; Hilary Marshall, Chair of the Friends of Burrs; Ian Spendlove, … More Burrs new Station Officially launched
I am pleased to announce a deal to build a new, unmanned, station in the heart of the Burrs Country Park has been finalised. We have entered into a partnership agreement with a local Bury company Cheetham Hill Construction. I want to pay tribute to CHC as they have been hugely instrumental in helping us … More Burrs Country Park new Station Announced