The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Preservation Society

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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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  • Heywood House keys

    Just to advise members that keys for Heywood House are no longer kept in the signal box (although there is one there in case of emergency). Front door keys are now located

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  • September magazine published

    The September 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 Locomotives: a

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  • Potential new Society steam locomotive

    A page has been added to the Society website giving current details about the proposals for a new Society steam locomotive (accessible only to members). It includes: Fundraising considerations, produced

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