The Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Preservation Society

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  • Steam at dusk

    Some lovely atmospheric shots of steam at dusk, courtesy of Nigel Day. Click on the images to enlarge them. River Mite and River Irt on shed at the end of

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  • Renewal of Ravenglass crossover

    Parts for the Ravenglass crossover have arrived on site. The crossover is planned to be relaid in January once trains stop running. The new switch-and-crossing work has been built up

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  • Santa specials

    The railway has been gearing up for the Santa Specials. River Irt hauls the first special for a school party, Rudolph gets his nose ready and Santa’s Elf makes an

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  • New-look Fisherground loop

    Fisherground loop has been remodelled by the track week gang. The Ravenglass-end point has been switched to give a straight run into the loop. Images courtesy of various Facebook contributors.

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  • December magazine published

    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 Martin Willey:

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  • Museum development meeting

    Find out more about the museum enhancement project. Date: Tuesday 18th November Time: 6pm Venue: Turntable cafe at Ravenglass The museum project will expand and regenerate the railway museum at Ravenglass. The

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  • Track week progress

    Track week is here! The cheery gang has made good progress so far. The pictures show the ongoing re-laying and reconfiguration of Fisherground loop.

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  • Hercules departs

    Hercules left the railway on 11 October.  The new workshop is seen arising in the background. Photo from Danny Duckworth.

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  • Northern Rock progress

    Northern Rock continues to make progress towards returning to service. Seen here (photo Chris Glover) running in near Raven Villa.

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  • Track week

    Your P-Way department needs you! Please contact the railway office if you are able to assist with track work during the winter. Special projects are outlined below. Track Week –

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