Check out the latest headlines from the East Lancashire Railway Boardroom – 28 April 2023

Here are the headlines:

The ELR hosted a unique visit of Mayors from across the 10 districts which make up Greater Manchester.

The ELR was saddened to hear of the passing of long-time supporter and magician Jez Mansfield.

The Trackside picked up the Pub of the Year, and the Cider Pub if the Year award for Rochdale, Oldham and Bury.

Pete Waterman visited the railway as part of an ELR Preservation Society raffle.

Retube on Gothenburg completed, 47298 has entered service.

Work on 34092 and 47324 progressing.

Coal prices remain at record high, diesel fuel prices down 20% since end of 2022.

Van converted into functional weed killing vehicle.

Good progress being made on BFK 17019.

Union of South Africa (60009) has now left the museum.

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