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  • Carriages in use on Worth Valley

    Carriages in use on Worth Valley
    Sunday August 23rd 2020 will see the first use of our 3 compartment carriages on the Worth Valley’s relaunched public ...
  • 752 used on ELR public services

    752 used on ELR public services
    Following an issue with the loco rostered for 15th and 16th August, 752 (still running as BR 51456) came to ...
  • Expected use of our stock

    (updated on 14th August) CARRIAGES AT THE WORTH VALLEY RAILWAY – the railway have requested use of our six-wheel and ...
  • Covid-19 Update – August 2020

    UPDATE AUGUST 2020 – (updated 8th August) – Worth Valley services are to restart on 19th August as the major ...
  • Brake 1474 – work on suspension

    Bogie Brake 1474 has been the subject of investigation and repairs to the bogie springing during 2019. This has ...
  • Carriages in NETFLIX series

    Carriages in NETFLIX series
    The 6-part series called ‘The English Game’ was released on March 20th and can be viewed on the NETFLIX ...
  • March 2020 Steam Galas

    The Worth Valley and East Lancashire railways held Steam Gala weekend events on 6th to 8th March, both of which ...
  • L&YR Saloon 12 rescued

    L&YR Saloon 12 rescued
    In 2019 we advised in ON TRUST that we had inspected Saloon 12 which had been owned by the late ...
  • 752 to debut at ELR Spring Gala

    752 to debut at ELR Spring Gala
    752 is due to be officially launched at the East Lancashire Railway’s Spring Gala (6-8 March). More details can be ...
  • Worth Valley Spring Gala 2020 – late news

    Worth Valley Spring Gala 2020 - late news
    The Worth Valley has confirmed that the Trusts coaches will be used as part of the vintage train service at ...
  • 752 members’ and friends’ launch train

    On Saturday 22nd February Trust members and friends of the engine enjoyed a ride behind 752 (as 51456) prior to ...
  • 1474 Updates

    1474 Updates
    Thanks to the excellent response of our members to the appeal for 1474, we have been able to take delivery ...
  • 752 in TV series

    752 was featured in the TV program STEAM TRAIN BRITAIN on Yesterday. First broadcast on 19/12/19 in Episode 10. This ...
  • 752 Passes Steam Test

    752 Passes Steam Test
    Locomotive No.752 passed its final boiler inspection this afternoon (16/12/19). Having been signed off the locomotive was coupled to a ...
  • 752 to feature in TV series

    752 is to feature in TV series STEAM TRAIN BRITAIN which is to be shown on the Yesterday channel, a ...
  • 2019 Annual General Meeting

    The meeting was held in the Conference Room of the East Lancashire Railway at Baron Street, Bury and was well ...
  • 752 can run under own steam

    In the middle of October work on 752 was advanced such that it was able to move under its own ...
  • Vintage Trains June and July 2019

    Our 2 six-wheelers 279 and 1507 together with Club Carriage 47 were used for six Sundays between 9th June and ...
  • Royal Visit by Duke of Kent May 2019

    On 31st May 2019 our Club Carriage 47 was used in a Worth Valley Service train to carry their Patron, ...
  • 752 back on wheels

    In recent months the trustees have accepted a proposal from the East Lancashire Railway regarding the accelerated reassembly of Saddletank 752 by ...