Check out the latest headlines from the East Lancashire Railway Boardroom – 3 April, 2024.

Here are the headlines:

  • Legends of Steam event was an outstanding success with record levels of visitors.
  • ELR and ELRPS have agreed to carry out a joint fund-raising appeal for 13065 (Crab).
  • Second batch of trials with Class 153 have been successful.
  • ELR has passed the first phase application stage (Expression of Interest) for a grant of £1m for repairs to Higher Woodhill Viaduct and a grant of £2m for repairs to the Baron Street Roof through the Community Ownership Fund. Full applications now being worked on – Support our Loco Works Renovation – JustGiving
  • Pendennis Castle is due to arrive in early April.
  • Youth Group initiative approved.
  • ELR have agreed several work placements for students from Bury College, this partnership will aid creation of and generating more inclusive work experiences.

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