Check out the latest headlines from the East Lancashire Railway Boardroom – 1 June, 2024.

Here are the headlines:

  • The May Thomas event was very successful, out-performing 2023.
  • The Community Ownership Fund has been suspended until after the General Election. Preparation works will continue in completing the application for the Baron Street Engineering workshop in order to be ready if and when the fund reopens. The ELR have launched two funds, one to repair the roof of the Baron Street Workshop, one to maintain the Higher Woodhill Viaduct.
  • 34092 “City of Wells” is slated to visit Swanage for their Bullied 2 event.
  • Santa Special tickets are now on sale.
  • 1940s Weekend visitors number held up well with 2023.
  • Buffer Stops reopened after internal improvements.
  • Renovation of Bury Transport Museum Steps completed by Building Maintenance volunteers.
  • Welcomed two new Station Masters.

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