Renewal of Ravenglass crossover
4 December 2014
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.
8 September 2014
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 –
7 September 2014
The steel frame for the new workshop began to be put up on Friday. The first apex piece shows the scale of the new workshop. A few images are attached.