10 June 2014
Work to rebuild the railway workshop started on 19 May. It is hoped to complete the works by the end of December. The foundations were going in on this view
Traffic report 17 April
17 April 2014
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A New Steam Locomotive for the R&ER?
6 March 2014
Before building a new steam locomotive, it is important that the design is right, and to get the design right we need to know what its purpose is. The recent
River Irt returns to railway
2 March 2014
River Irt returned to Ravenglass on Wednesday 15th January. It has been completing its overhaul at Numech in Workington. Back on site, it still requires the motion to be removed,
New nightly rates
1 March 2014
Heywood House: the nightly rate for waged volunteers will be increased by a small amount from 1st April 2014, to £6.30 per night (was £6.00 per night). The unwaged rate
I have now been Warden of Heywood House since November, and I am thoroughly enjoying it. Next time you stay you will notice that a new Combi microwave and fridge
Masonry of Indifferent Quality Guest Editorial, by David Mosley (RERPS Council) Masonry ‘of such indifferent quality’, Colonel Yolland speaking, of course, on the occasion of his inspecting ‘T’owd Ratty’ in
Wroxham Broad leaves the railway
28 February 2014
Wroxham Broad left the railway in January.
New-look Lady Wakefield
Lady Wakefield, back ‘on shed’ at Ravenglass, after delivery on 6th December.
26 February 2014
Permanent Way Notes David Moseley, Permanent Way Foreman With the season coming to an end, the opportunity was taken to attend to some minor maintenance jobs prior to the