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

News from the Boardroom November 2018

Headlines Mathew Britten started on 29th October with Bury Transport Museum as Museum & Education Manager (Maternity Leave Cover for Sarah Kerrison who departed on 12th October). Congratulations to Sarah Kerrison who has given birth to a baby girl. RAIB published final report into Ramsbottom Runaway on the 12th November. A written update on the … More News from the Boardroom November 2018

News from the Boardroom (October 2018)

Apologies for the delay in posting this blog, as I have been away. Once again the Board discussed Safety on the railway and the actions being taken to strengthen processes and procedures. The Board received safety updates. RAIB investigation now in the final consultation stage. Safety Manager (volunteer) recruited to assist develop new safety managements … More News from the Boardroom (October 2018)

News from the Boardroom-September 2018 (Part 2)

  Board received a positive performance report for August with visitor numbers reaching over 25,000 compared to 20,000 in 2017 a rise of 25% thanks to the Flying Scotsman visit, Sci-fi on the Sidings and Wizard events. Visitor figures for Bury Transport Museum from January to August 2018 are 32,822 compared to 30,379 for the … More News from the Boardroom-September 2018 (Part 2)