ELR Announces their New General Manager

I am pleased and delighted to announce the appointment of Tracey Parkinson as our new General Manager. Tracey has a longstanding history with railways, which started when she won a Footplate Experience on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway and following that began volunteering. Since then she has worked as the Marketing Officer at the North Yorkshire Moors … More ELR Announces their New General Manager

Rawtenstall-Ambitious Station Development

The expansion of Rawtenstall Station is a key strategic development priority for the East Lancs Railway and Rossendale Council. To progress this we are announcing the formation of a partnership with Richard Shuttleworth from Equilibrium Architects over exciting plans for improved and expanded facilities Rawtenstall Station.      Bury based Equilibrium Architects have been appointed to start … More Rawtenstall-Ambitious Station Development

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?