Latest News

  • Covid-19 Update

    As many will be aware, restrictions surrounding the outbreak of Covid-19 has caused many railways to close to protect the ...
  • Carriages in NETFLIX filming

    The 6-part series called ‘The English Game’ was released on March 20th and can be viewed on the Netflix ...
  • 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 newsThe 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 ...
  • Brake 1474 – work on suspension

    Bogie Brake 1474 has been the subject of investigation and repairs to the bogie springing during 2019. This has ...
  • 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 TestLocomotive 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, ...
  • L&YR Saloon 12 rescued

    L&YR Saloon 12 rescued In the last ON TRUST we advised that we had inspected Saloon 12 which had been owned by the late ...
  • 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 ...