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  • There is an opportunity to travel the length of both the Blue and Yellow Sheffield tram routes on a new City Link tram on Sunday 17 September Advance bookings are not available, just turn up and board on the day! Seats are available on a walk up basis. The regular scheduled tram service will also operate as normal with normal tickets and fares applying on those services. The event...
    Nick Garnham 7 Sep
  • An update to the previous information: A few places are available (particularly at Stafford) on our miniature railway visits next Sunday, now including the elevated lines at both locations: Wolverhampton & District Model Engineering Society, next Sunday 3 Sep, 11.00: (MR p23) 5"/7¼" Baggeridge Country Park, Wombourne, DY3 4HB, (SO 899 930). A comprehensive visit to cover the new...
    Nick Garnham 29 Aug
  • Tanat 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...
    Nick Garnham 16 Aug
  • Members, particularly those who were on the Pickering Paxman, will be saddened at the mindless vandalism which has taken place to the NYMRs famous and unique LNER teak set. There is an appeal for funds to repair and bring the carriages back into service https://www.nymr.co.uk/appeal/teak-set-appeal Sent from my iPad [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Nick Garnham 26 Jul
  • The Niederbarnimer Eisenbahn (NEB) will be running a special train on the freight line from Rheinsberg (Mark) to Stechlinsee station on Saturdays and Sundays in July and August. The train is a continuation of the RB54 service from Berlin Lichtenberg and Löwenberg to Rheinsberg, leaving Rheinsberg at 13:20 and returning from Stechlinsee at 14:20. Stechlinsee bahnhof served a large...
    Nick Garnham 25 Jul
  • A Meeting has been organised to discuss the future of a Queensbury tunnel near Bradford The Queensbury Tunnel Society is campaigning for the historic tunnel to be transformed into a cycleway. http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/local/localbrad/15401572.Future_o f_historic_tunnel_up_for_debate_at_pub/ Please note: The next BLN, 1285 will be posted First Class on Friday 21...
    Nick Garnham 16 Jul
  • A Meeting has been organised to discuss the future of a Queensbury tunnel near Bradford The Queensbury Tunnel Society is campaigning for the historic tunnel to be transformed into a cycleway. http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/local/localbrad/15401572.Future_o f_historic_tunnel_up_for_debate_at_pub/ Please note: The next BLN, 1285 will be posted First Class on Friday 21...
    Nick Garnham 16 Jul
  • A Meeting has been organised to discuss the future of a Queensbury tunnel near Bradford The Queensbury Tunnel Society is campaigning for the historic tunnel to be transformed into a cycleway. http://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/local/localbrad/15401572.Future_o f_historic_tunnel_up_for_debate_at_pub/ Please note: The next BLN, 1285 will be posted First Class on Friday 21...
    Nick Garnham 15 Jul
  • The ltmuseum are placing on sale tickets for the next round of Hidden London visits to LT locations next week. The public sale starts on 12th, though subscribers to the Ltmuseum newsletter will have the opportunity from 11th. Details are here: https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/whats-on/hidden-london?sc_src=email_1783461&sc_lid=114031065&sc_uid=3UR2Irploq&sc_llid=56772&sc_eh...
    Nick Garnham 5 Jul
  • Re BLN 1282.1223, the phone number for enquiries about the train to Scarborough is wrong The correct number should be 01332 345424 and the best email address is admin@^$1 . 2017 represents the 150th anniversary of the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway's branch line to Wirksworth and this is being celebrated through a series of events throughout 2017. One of the highlights of last year's...
    Nick Garnham 2 Jun