Loco Report Aug 2014

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Hi, It has now been over 4 years since the loco arrived on site and after a lot of hard work the loco is now in the final phase of the rebuild, the basic components are all now refurbished and

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Four Lane Ends Today, Thornton Station Tomorrow

The Society have been very fortunate to have another precast concrete sectional building donated by Wyre Borough Council. The building was situated at the old Council offices at Four Lane ends and was removed after ten days intensive effort. We

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Burn Naze Station Report July 2014

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Burn Naze Station Report July 2014. Back in April I reported that the Burn Naze team had set themselves a target to clear the remaining roots from the rest of the west platform. Well I am pleased to say that

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Loco Report June 2014

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Hi, It has been rather a busy period this last few months in and around the loco and NPL area but not a great deal done on the loco, most of the guys have been involved in “OPERATION UNPLUG!”, sound

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Arrival of a new carriage to the PWR. Carriage Report June 2014

Wednesday morning granted a number of the guys at NPL a surprise, as the evening before, a rather unusual vehicle had appeared on the car park to deliver a carriage.   Moved by Moveright International from Carnforth, who had just finished moving the

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Thornton Station May 2014

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The team have been concentrating on clearing the track area between Thornton Station and Hillylaid Level Crossing. The progress has been phenomenal considering that all the clearance work has been done using hand tools only. The down platform resurfacing is

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Loco Report March 2014

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Once upon a time Sorry it’s been a while since my last report but we have had a few web site issues but I do have some good news, the “new” web site is now up and running (you are

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Burn Naze Station Report April 2014

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What a difference a year makes! Our latest photos of Burn Naze station show the tremendous progress made by the clearance team over the last twelve months. When we first walked on to the station last April, we were confronted

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Dismantled building earmarked for use as a locomotive shed

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A team of volunteers have been working non stop to dismantle a concrete building located at Ashdell Nurseries. The building was kindly donated by Wyre Borough Council who are moving their horticultural department to Fleetwood. The two photographs shown above

Posted in Out and about the line, Projects

Loco Report January 2014

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Once upon a time Before I report on the loco, I hope everybody had a wonderful Christmas and a happy New Year, sorry that 2014 started with some very bad weather, the previous December’s bad weather also prevented us from

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