ON TRUST Journal

ON TRUST is the bi-annual journal of Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Trust


  • Issue No.33 – Winter 2019

    December 2019
    Issue No.33 - Winter 2019
    • Mode Wheel Railtour
    • The English Game
    • Progress on No.752
    • Colne to Rose Grove Railmotors
    • High Speed Highflyers – A Postscript
    • Scattering of Len Hill’s ashes
    • Loco. & Carriage Notes

    Front cover: Front Cover. 752 steams again. Photo. Dr. John Sagar
    Rear Cover. 752 derelict at Parsonage Colliery, and in the Rainhill Parade.

  • Issue No.32 – Summer 2019

    June 2019
    Issue No.32 - Summer 2019
    • 51218 Trafford Park Railtour 21 May 1967
    • Letters to the Editor
    • Royal Visit, Duke of Kent, 31st May
    • Obituaries T.T.Sutcliffe, David Moorehouse
    • New Ways to Pay
    • Clenn Foxley, 90
    • High Speed Highflyers (90 with an Atlantic)
    • Latest news and rolling stock reports

    Front
    cover: HRH the Duke of Kent in the Club Carriage – Craig Szlaoszlavek

    Rear cover – 752 lifted onto its
    wheels – Dr John Sagar

  • Issue No. 31 – Winter 2018

    December 2018
    Issue No. 31 - Winter 2018
    • 51218 Whitworth Railtour 1967
    • Harrow & Wealdstone 1952, L&Y involvement
    • Southport Electrics, part 2
    • Colour photographs 52515
    • Worth Valley 50th Anniversary
    • Sowerby Bridge’s last ‘A’ class
    • Pug at Avonmouth
    • Tickhill, South Yorks Joint Railway
    • Latest news and rolling stock reports

    Front cover: L&Y Carriage 279 with LNWR Coal Tank at Keighley on a 2018 Vintage Train service – Robin Higgins.
    Rear cover – Daniel Winters and Jim Hindle with new parts for Brake 1474 – Peter Eastham.

  • Issue No. 30 – Summer 2018

    June 2018
    Issue No. 30 - Summer 2018
    • George William (Bill)Attock
    • Birkdale papers
    • Pug 51217 epic journey
    • Bolton curve halt
    • Eric Rawcliffe obituary
    • Royal visits photographs
    • Other obituaries
    • L&Y birdcage brakes
    • Hoy 2-6-2 tanks
    • Latest news and rolling stock reports

    Front cover: L&Y Carriage 279 features in Royal Train on way to Oxemhope February 16 2018 – from Robin Lush.
    Rear cover – our Brake 1474 on Worth Valley service train January 7 2018 – photo from Michael Taylor.

  • Issue No. 29 – Winter 2017

    December 2017
    Issue No. 29 - Winter 2017
    • Spring Hanger Appeal
    • Editorial – Where do we go now?
    • Volunteers Required as Caretakers
    • 279 is a Memorial
    • The Liverpool Train
    • The Liverpool/Southport Electrification
    • Lighting the L&Y Carriages
    • Vintage Carriages 2017
    • The last two Railmotors
    • John Aspinall – Interred
    • Axle Box refurbishment
    • Wooden Axleboxes – Are you serious?

    Front cover: Vintage Train pulling up the hill from Keighey, from Andrew Dennison
    Rear cover: Vintage Train at Oxenhope with passengers hurrying to board, from Chris Stuart

  • Issue No. 28 – Summer 2017

    June 2017
    Issue No. 28 - Summer 2017
    • Preston’s Lost Station
    • Editorial
    • Obituaries
    • First Class 279 – Full coverage of recent efforts and the Inaugural Run
    • John Ramsbottom – The Engines
    • Heating the L&Y Carriages
    • The last two Railmotors
    • A Job Done

    Front cover: the full L&Y train ready for the Inaugural Run of First Class 279 at Oxenhope on June 21st.   
    Rear cover: an interesting view at Keighley with all carriage doors open for passengers to board.

  • Issue No. 27 – Winter 2016

    December 2016
    Issue No. 27 - Winter 2016
    • Club on the Train
    • Editorial
    • Carriage Lighting
    • West Lancashire Railway
    • 752 to Bury
    • Shunting at Stations
    • Whoops – We have the Wrong Railway
    • The Ramsbottom Reports
    • Can you solve the Mystery
    • Late News 752

    Front cover: 752 being craned onto a lorry at Haworth for the journey to Bury. 
    Rear cover: 752 within covered accomodation at Bury together with L&Y 0-6-0 12322

  • Issue No.26 – Summer 2016

    June 2016
    Issue No.26 - Summer 2016
    • Bowers 957 Trust
    • Did James Overton help build 752?
    • What Price a First Class Carriage
    • 175th Anniversary of Summit Tunnel
    • Obituary J Gordon Blears
    • AGM & Vintage Carriages on KWVR
    • Axle Box Refurbishment on 752
    • Dearne Valley Railway
    • Carriage Door Locks
    • L&Y Ropes

    Front and rear cover: An axlebox from 752 together with an insert casting which will be cut in two and shaped to fit this and another axlebox to restore the original profile

  • Issue No.25 – Winter 2015

    December 2015
    Issue No.25 - Winter 2015
    • Manchester Victoria – the L&Y lives on
    • Lighting the Club Carriage
    • L&Y and the War in 1915
    • Upholstering the 1st class 6-wheeler
    • Still on the Station Platform
    • Fundraising and the Trust
    • ON TRUST anniversary

    Front cover: 752 in steam at the Rainhill 150 celebrations in 1980.  Photo copyright Robin Higgins. Rear cover: 752 as she is now.  Photo copyright Robin Higgins

  • Issue No.24 – Summer 2015

    June 2015
    Issue No.24 - Summer 2015
    • Obituary – Len Hill
    • General Elections and Railway Uniforms
    • Rescuing the Club Carriage
    • L&Y 0-6-2 Goods Tank Engines
    • Minutes of the AGM November 2015
    • Tribulations of the Excursionist
    • Sir George Armytage
    • Abraham Altham and the L&YR
    • On the Station Platform
    • The Traffic Manager’s Inspection

    Front Cover:  Big Jim 5820 powering up Keighley Bank with our Club Carriage 47 leading Worth Valley Gala Feb 28 2015.   Photo copyright Alan Padley

  • Issue No.23 – Winter 2014

    December 2014
    Issue No.23 - Winter 2014
    • Rescuing the Club Carriage, part II
    • Railway Uniforms, part II
    • The L&YR and the Great War
    • L&YR No 288 2-4-0
    • Calling Octogenarians (Railmotors)
    • Club Carriage in mainline use?
    • 752, the last Saddletank, short history
    • L&YR Royal Trains 1913

    Front Cover:  Pug No. 51218 climbs to Damems with a goods to Oakworth, early in the morning of 22nd October 2000.      Photo copyright Neil Harvey

  • Issue No.22 – Summer 2014

    June 2014
    Issue No.22 - Summer 2014
    • Daisyfield, signal box and LMS excess fair tickets
    • Last of the Summer Wine – Oldham – Liverpool – Llandudno Summer 1914
    • Railway Uniforms part 1
    • CIO Progress Report
    • The L&YR 0-6-2T passenger tank engines
    • Carriage warning
    • Notes from the L&YR rolling stock committee

    Front Cover:  Nunlow and two L&YR carriages

    Rear cover features a scan of Charity registration certificate

  • Issue No.21 – Winter 2013

    December 2013
    Issue No.21 - Winter 2013
    • Obituaries – Mike Goodall and Charles Meredith
    • Rescuing the Club Carriage
    • 1054 Coal Tank 125
    • The Paintings of F Moore
    • Summer Cream Teas
    • 1st class carriage 279. Progress to date
    • Peaky Binders, our part in the filming
    • Locomotive and Rolling Stock Reports

    Front Cover: 
    Clitheroe January 1884

    Rear cover features a black & white photo and an F. Moore painting based on it.

  • Issue No.20 – Summer 2013

    June 2013
    Issue No.20 - Summer 2013
    • Plans for the Trust to become a ‘CIO’
    • L&YR.K&WVR agreement
    • Barugh Coincidences
    • The L&YR in the 1860s
    • ‘The Yorkshireman’ in the 1930s
    • Southport
    • Locomotive and Rolling Stock Reports
    • Odds and Ends

    Front Cover:  Brockholes station

    Rear cover: features the Club Carriage and Coach 279 being restored

  • Issue No.19 – Winter 2012

    December 2012
    Issue No.19 - Winter 2012
    • A Britannia with our name
    • Searching for Sudds (L&YR employee)
    • LMS Club Coach No.822
    • The First Complete L&YR Royal Train
    • RCH and Through Carriage Working
    • Through Carriage Destinations
    • Locomotive and Rolling Stock Reports

    Front Cover:  Double
    headed by 1300 and 957 with our three L&YR carriages

    Rear cover features 1300 and 957 approaching Oakworth and the classic L&YR train

  • Issue No.18 – Summer 2012

    June 2012
    Issue No.18 - Summer 2012
    • Editorial
    • European Emigrants
    • Club Coach Working
    • The First Blackpool Club Carriages
    • Club Bogie Saloons
    • Pre Club Coach Travel
    • Brake Trials between Gisburn and Chatburn
    • Turton Agricultural Show
    • The 1883 Dividend
    • Locomotive and Rolling Stock Reports

    Front Cover:  Pug
    51218 propelling the Chatham coach up Haworth loop at an early ‘open day’.

    Rear cover features work in progress on six wheeler 279

  • Issue No.17 – Winter 2011

    December 2011
    Issue No.17 - Winter 2011
    • Editorial
    • Obituary, Brian Moss
    • Letters to the Editor
    • Club Carriage Working in 1913. Barry Lane
    • Launch Day of the Club Carriage. E. Rawcliffe
    • Club Carriage in Colour
    • L&YR Atlantics. Eric Mason
    • Atlantic Firebox Experiment. George Hughes
    • Locomotive and Rolling Stock Reports
    • 4-page centre spread features 8 colour photos of Club Carriage 47

    Front Cover:  a photo
    reproduced by permission of Stuart Brown featuring 957 and our 3 operational
    carriages, this was taken at the top of Haworth loop on the first public trip
    including Club Carriage 47 on Friday 7th October 2011

    Rear cover features 2 colour photos of our 3 carriages on trains during the Worth Valley’s Autumn Steam Gala in October

  • Issue No.16 – Spring 2011

    March 2011
    Issue No.16 - Spring 2011
    • Editorial
    • Wear and Tear on Boilers, George Hughes
    • Eatock Coal Purchase, Daisy Hill
    • New Light on the purchase of 51218
    • Dirt, dirt everywhere on the L&YR, 1860s
    • It’s all there in Black and White – coach liveries
    • Locomotive and Carriage Reports

    Front Cover:  Hughes
    brake/3rd, six wheel 3rd and Club Carriage at Keighley, Friday 29 April 2011

    Rear cover features 2 colour photos of Tony Cox’ssaloon and three L&YR coaches en route to Ingrow

  • Issue No.15 – Summer 2010

    June 2010
    Issue No.15 - Summer 2010
    • Editorial
    • Letters to the Editor
    • Dreadnought and train near Euxton
    • A day with the luvvies – filming at Keighley
    • Mr Hoy’s Locomotive Experiments
    • Locomotives designed at Horwich – George Hughes
    • The South Yorkshireman etc
    • Locomotive and Carriage Reports

    Front Cover:  Pug 19
    as 11243 shortly after arrival at Haworth

    Rear cover features 2 colour photos of 2010 Vintage Trains with 1474 in new livery

  • Issue No.14 – Winter 2009/2010

    December 2009
    Issue No.14 - Winter 2009/2010
    • Editorial
    • Obituary
    • Most Secret, the LMS in wartime
    • In Print – L&Y articles in other magazines
    • L&Y Aromas
    • The Aspinall 0-6-0 sidetanks
    • Great Uncle Jim (L&YR employee)
    • Two Marsdens
    • F,W. Blower – L&YR driver
    • Locomotive and Carriage Reports

    Front Cover:  51218 at Haworth loop, January 2003