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

Here are the headlines:

  • Higher Wood Hill Viaduct – Community Ownership Fund final bid of £1.3m has been submitted. Crowd Funding set up to help match funding requirements.
  • Baron Street Roof – £2m Community Ownership Fund – Crowd Funding set up with match funding requirements.
  • Sponsored Crab Walk planned for May.
  • New investment in pub till systems to improve financial management and reducing the time to serve customers.
  • Buffer Stops have improved facilities.
  • Class 01 diesel shunter renovated by the T&RS team after 10 years laying idle, renovation completed to a very high standard.
  • Passengers visits marginally up on 2023, Children’s event days are proving very popular.
  • Board agreed revised policy guidelines for Lost Child/Adult at Risk.
  • Board agreed to a refreshed and updated Volunteer Guide.
  • Almost 100 new volunteers recruited up to the end of March.

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