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

The building in its original location before dismantling

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

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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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A Burn Naze Circular

The clearance activity at Burn Naze station has been going on for some time and lots of photographs have been published showing different activities but not the overall picture.If you want to stand on the station click on the image

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Burn Naze Station Report December 2013

Over the last eight months a team of volunteers have been working to clear Burn Naze station with a view to reopening the station as part of our plans to restore a rail service to Fleetwood. In April, Network Rail

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The story so far

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  Over the last eight months a team of volunteers have been working to clear Burn Naze station with a view to reopening the station as part of our plans to restore a rail service to Fleetwood. In April, Network

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Thornton Station update December 2013

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The unsightly metal fence adjacent to the Coop is being replaced because it was in danger of falling down. We had to fit 11 new wooden posts at 5 foot centre’s to replicate the original picket fence that once stood

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Loco Report November 2013

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Now that we have had some decent weather and Burn Naze station is progressing well some of the gang returned and got stuck into the loco again so it is now time to report on the progress. The interior of

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Burn Naze September 2013

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A team of volunteers held a working session on Bank Holiday Monday the 27th of August at Burn Naze station.  Their objective was to remove the tops of overgrown trees and bushes before returning a shredding machine on loan from Wyre Borough Council

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Loco report July 2013

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  It is amazing what a little good weather does, all the people came out to play with the loco. A critical job was to flush out the cooling system and the cylinder jackets were high pressure water cleaned to get rid of

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