LMS Theme Day in Conjunction with Lancashire Weekend,22 November
Two steam locomotives will work a two-train service operating between Heywood and Rawtenstall with "Jinty" locomotive, 16407 being used for "driver for a tenner" duties in Bury station; this is your chance to drive a steam engine and gain an insight into what goes on behinf the controls of one of these fascinating workhorses.
In service throughout the day will be:
- 13065 LMS 2-6-0 Crab Locomotive Built 1927
- 12322 LMS 0-6-0 A Class Locomotive Built 1896
- 16407 LMS 0-6-0 Jinty Class Locomotive Built 1926
As an additional extra, an evening photo shoot will take place at the steam sheds where the three locomotives will pose in a recreation of a 1930s steam shed.
Evening Photo Shoot
The East Lancashire Railway in association with resident photo charter operators 3P20 Parcels Group are promoting a Night Shoot in conjunction with the LMS Theme Day on Saturday 22 November 2014 details of which can be downloaded here: LMS Theme Day – Night Shoot