Pete Waterman – President of the East Lancashire Railway Preservation Society – urges train fans and ELR supporters to donate to the East Lancashire Railway Support Fund to allow the railway and its 800 volunteers to reopen after Covid-19 forced the charity to close its doors. Click here to watch a short video – Appeal … More Pete Waterman leads the East Lancs Railway National Funding Campaign
I hope all our staff, volunteers, customers and their families are safe and well. Its day 45 since the railway closed on the 20 March. Whilst the railway is closed to the public there has been much activity behind the scenes. Finance – Right now, as you would expect, this is our biggest challenge to … More ELR Lockdown Update – 17 April 2020
Updated version – 13 April 2020 In these challenging times for our ELR and with extra time on my hands I have put together a picture montage with music. As some who know me, since I became chairman, I like to take photos of people and events to record this period in time. The vast … More The Spirit of the ELR burns Bright!
Now that we are all in Lockdown We go through each day without a frown __________________________________________ Our beloved ELR fell silent a short while ago No locos, no services. no visitors has been a blow __________________________________________ So we must do our best to stay safe and I send you all a virtual hug By doing … More Now that we are all in Lockdown!