News from the Boardroom – Feb 2017

 General Manager Recruitment – There were 44 enquiries from which 24 applications were received. Shortlisting is on the 3rd March and interviews will be on the 21st March. Diner Carriage Restoration Our grateful thanks go to ELRPS who have donated £35,000 to help restore the recently purchased Riviera coach. Over the period 2002-to date  the Society … More News from the Boardroom – Feb 2017

A Quiet February?

February is traditionally a quiet time for services. However, work continues behind the scenes. Trackside Work has begun to make improvements to the interior with more work scheduled to reinstate stalled seating and install two new electronic tills to reduce queuing. Work will begin shortly to sort out the drainage problems with the toilets. This … More A Quiet February?

Annual Review of ELR Business Plan

Each year the ELR Board reviews progress against its 2015-19 business plan. Note: Visitor Numbers – See earlier separate blog posting Financial Provisional figures indicate a further increase in income to around £4m up from £3.22m. It’s clear that increased revenue for 2016 benefitted significantly from two visits by Flying Scotsman which allowed significant small … More Annual Review of ELR Business Plan

General Manager Vacancy

The search for our new General Manager started today. This is a very important appointment for the ELR. We have put together a comprehensive recruitment pack which not only gives details of the type of candidate we are looking for but also showcases the ELR. The advert will be published nationally. Timelines Monday 20 February – Last … More General Manager Vacancy

Bury Transport Museum – Another Record Year!!

During much of 2016 we enjoyed breaking a multitude of records and received a great many accolades across the ELR. However in this blog I want to congratulate and pay tribute our great volunteers and staff who manage the Bury Transport Museum who, during 2016, continued its remarkable journey since its opening in 2010.   Visitor Numbers: 2010 – 12,800; … More Bury Transport Museum – Another Record Year!!