Check out the latest headlines from the East Lancashire Railway Boardroom. Here are a few of the highlights.

  • Successful Inaugural Long Service Awards held on 20th All together the award winners have clocked up over 2,000 years of service.
  • New EPOS electronic ticketing system trials started in Bury Booking Office. Once the kinks have been ironed out this will be rolled out across the whole railway, but never fear, the iconic Edmundson ticket will still be available on request if you’re looking for a souvenir.
  • RM3 Safety/Risk assessment seminar has been held to look at Directors responsibilities. A further seminar is to be held in January.
  • The Linsinger locomotive left the ELR.
  • The final outing of 60009, on static display, was scheduled for November.
  • The Halloween Ghost Trains event was a huge success, with tickets completely selling out.
  • The Steam and Diesel Galas were successfully delivered.
  • Additional shunting vacancies were filled.
  • Santa Special tickets continue to sell quickly, promising a successful event.
  • The price of Russian coal has risen dramatically in recent weeks.

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