The ELR has again been privileged to welcome back the famous Flying Scotsman over the past 4 days, where over 8,000 tickets have been sold, bringing in revenue of over £200,000. My grateful thanks go to all our fantastic volunteers who have worked tirelessly in looking after all our many visitors coming from right across the UK. … More Flying Scotsman – An Historic Return!
Horncliffe – I’m afraid there is a further delay as the Environment Agency have changed the original arrangements whereby they were doing the rebuilding of the embankment. A contractor has now been appointed and we are liaising with them. Unfortunately the costs have gone up by a further £10,000 from £36,000 to £46,000. LCC have … More News from The Boardroom-September 2016 (2)
Work in laying out the new access up to the platform is complete. The fencing around the platform is also complete. Tarmac to the access path has commenced today (5 Oct) and will take a couple of days. On this photo a train is going through the station
Chairman’s Report to Board Heywood in Bloom 2017 – I have met with members of the Heywood in Bloom committee at Heywood Station. For 2017 it was agreed that the committee would adopt the platform and bring in and look after in additional planters. As a result, the station would be part of the Judging … More News from The Boardroom-September 2016 (1)