Centenary of merger of L&YR and L&NWR in January 1922

On 1st January 1922, the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway company merged with the London & North Western Railway, one year before the ‘grouping’ to form 4 large companies.

Whilst various events to celebrate the merger are in the planning stage, our Trust is celebrating the actual day by running our L&YR Saddletank 752 on public services of the East Lancashire Railway with another L&YR loco, an ‘A’ class tender loco, on 1st January 2022.

Other events planned include galas in the Spring of 2022.