News from the Boardroom – June 2019

Headlines Encouragingly general ticket sales +15 on 2018 Visitors to special events like Thomas the Tank & the 1940s weekend are significantly down this year. IOSH Managing Safely course completed with nine participants present including two Directors. Fitness to run examination competency assessments set up for July. Multi car vehicle training has been done. Gothenburg … More News from the Boardroom – June 2019

ELR Volunteers Champions Group Launched

The much anticipated launch of a new ELR Volunteers Champions Group took place recently. The idea for the group came from a suggestion made at the ELR Annual Open Forum in November 2018. The champions have come forward and represent all departments across the railway. The Chairman and General Manager will also attend meetings. Champions: … More ELR Volunteers Champions Group Launched

Craven 105 Diesel Multiple Units A Journey of Hope through to Triumph

Within a space of several months two major restorations have been successfully completed at the East Lancs Railway both taking long years and thousands upon thousands on man hours to complete. These are the Craven 105 Diesel Multiple Units and 80097 Standard 4 steam locomotive. Both restorations tell their own story and both are now … More Craven 105 Diesel Multiple Units A Journey of Hope through to Triumph

News from the Boardroom-February 2019

  Headlines The formation of the Volunteer Liaison Group is progressing well. To date, 16 volunteers including a member of Society board have stepped forward to become Volunteer Champions. Preparations for the 2019 Volunteers Thank You BBQ are underway for 20 July. Bury Transport Museum is working with the Learning Partnership with the focus being … More News from the Boardroom-February 2019

News from the Boardroom January 2019

Headlines New Safety Team – held their first meeting which was positive and set the foundation for the team and embedding a safety culture. Fire risk assessments began over the weekend of 12th and 13th January and Safety Tours will begin mid-February. P-Way Trolley Maintenance – Policy has been written and supporting documents are currently … More News from the Boardroom January 2019