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Escape to the Yorkshire Dales

With another lockdown coming to an end and restrictions beginning to ease, a trip to a few of my favourite locations in the Yorkshire Dales was in order. All towards the bottom end of the Dales, a trip further will have to wait until later in the year. My first … Read More

Spring Time, Haworth, Hebden Bridge & KWVR

Lockdown 3.0 is coming to an end, with the restrictions beginning to lift and over half the population been vaccinated. The sun has been shining and spring is in the air, I took a little trip out locally to Haworth, Hebden Bridge and the KWVR. Haworth, Bronte Country Normally a … Read More

The Elf Express – KWVR

The Elf Express – Keighley & Worth Valley Railway “The Elf Express” ran over the festive seasons on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway. This was in place of the normal festive service “The Santa Special”, COVID-19 had other ideas. November 2020 saw a nationwide lockdown occur, and this through … Read More

No.2890 & No.51456 ELR

No.2890 Hunslet ‘Douglas’ and Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Loco 752 No.51456 An afternoon at East Lancs Railway after a morning of overtime at work, I’d planned just to catch No.2890 running. The East Lancashire Railway is a 12 ¹⁄₂-mile heritage railway line in north-west England which runs between Heywood in Greater … Read More

Middleton Railway “Works Outing”

Middleton Railway held it’s “Works Outing” over the weekend of 14th/15 September. The event is basically if the engine runs, it gets an outing on the line. There was a variation of engines running, in different combinations, double headers & top n’ tailing. The Middleton Railway is the world’s oldest continuously working … Read More

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