711***Branch Line*** Tanat Valley Light Railway
- 16 AugTanat Valley Light Railway, Friday 25 August; 12.00 - 16.00: UPDATE (BLN
1278. MR60) (MR p7) Nantmawr, SY10 9HW, (SJ 254 242). With thanks to our
member Steve Liversey, an Industrial Railway Society visit to see the full
Rich Morris Monorail collection to which BLS members are invited. In a
change of plan the 200 YARD long monorail demonstration line is now expected
to be operating with visitors taking turns to drive. The steam monorail loco
will be on display outside and two guided tours will be given over the whole
monorail and other rail items that are kept on the site.
It is also intended to have rare riding on the standard gauge line, part of
the former Nantmawr branch from Blodwell Jn with a DMU or diesel loco and
brakevan. Book in advance, £7 pay on the day (cash) including train ride;
light refreshments available at reasonable cost. 12.00 prompt concludes by
16.00; free parking for 60+ cars. BLS members notify Steve at
steve20sandra@... <mailto:steve20sandra@...> or post with two
SAEs to: 35 Queens Road, Burnley, BB10 1XX. All bookings will be
acknowledged and a reminder sent. Last minute registration can be made on
the day at the registration point.
As at 11th August 60 people are expected and the railway is going to
considerable effort to make it an interesting and successful day.
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