The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Preservation Society

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  • Fedecrail youth camp 29 July to 7 August

    FEDECRAIL – European Federation of Museum & Tourist Railways together with VDMT, the German association for heritage and touristic railways have opened invitations to the 9th FEDECRAIL Youthcamp in Germany.

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  • December 2015 council meeting

    The Council met on 12 December 2015. The meeting minutes have been published in the members’ area of the website. Members can download a copy of the minutes here: The Council

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  • Decision to purchase of Krauss steam locomotive no. 8457

    At an EGM on 12 December 2015, the Preservation Society decided to progress the purchase of Krauss steam locomotive no. 8457. Members voted in person and by postal vote with

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  • December 2015 magazine published, No. 219

    The December edition of the R&ER Magazine has been published and a hard copy should be arriving with our members shortly. The online magazine is also available to members. Features

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  • EGM for new steam locomotive, 12 December

    An opportunity has arisen for the R&ER Preservation Society to purchase a historic 15” gauge steam locomotive, Krauss Pacific No. 8457, currently in Spain. This is a significant decision which

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  • Ravenglass railway museum – project and activities manager

    An experienced Project and Activities Manager is required to oversee the Heritage Lottery Fund-ed development of the Ravenglass Railway Museum. The Museum is situated adjacent to the renowned 15-inch gauge

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  • Centenary weekend thanks

    The General Manager of the railway, Trevor Stockton, has written to the Preservation Society to thank volunteers for their support over the four days of the centenary celebrations. View a

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  • September 2015 Council meeting

    The Council met on 12 September 2015. The meeting was held at the Kirklees Light Railway, where River Mite was running at the gala. The meeting minutes have been published

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  • Autumn galas

    River Mite will be visiting the Kirklees Light Railway over the weekend of 12/13 September to participate in their 10th annual steam and diesel gala. Doctor Syn is expected to be visiting

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  • Locomotives: a summer summary

    The following update is reproduced from the R&ER Magazine number 218, September 2015. River Irt River Irt: has seen heavy use in traffic but lost a few days at the outset

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