Ravenglass crossover replaced
15 January 2015
The foreman and his gang have been busy in Ravenglass replacing the main crossover at the station throat. The individual points have been cascaded to replace worn-out points in the
Steam at dusk
4 December 2014
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
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
29 November 2014
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
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.
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:
Museum development meeting
17 November 2014
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
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.
13 October 2014
Hercules left the railway on 11 October. The new workshop is seen arising in the background. Photo from Danny Duckworth.
Northern Rock progress
30 September 2014
Northern Rock continues to make progress towards returning to service. Seen here (photo Chris Glover) running in near Raven Villa.