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  • A New Steam Locomotive for the R&ER?

    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

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  • River Irt returns to railway

    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,

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  • New nightly rates

    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

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  • Warden’s update

    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

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  • Museum enhancement

    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

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  • Wroxham Broad leaves the railway

    Wroxham Broad left the railway in January.

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  • New-look Lady Wakefield

    Lady Wakefield, back ‘on shed’ at Ravenglass, after delivery on 6th December.  

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  • PWay update

      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

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  • Douglas achieves highest mileage

    Douglas Ferreira achieved the highest mileage of the fleet for 2013, covering 11,179¾ miles. The next highest was Northern Rock with 7,618½, then visitor Wroxham Broad with 5,956 miles.  

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  • March magazine published

    The March magazine has now been published.

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