Category: 2020

August 2020 (Updated 14/09/2020)

August started with various maintenance days, consisting of light track work, rolling stock maintenance and fence cleaning. Amongst all of this, some modifications were made to the carriage shed internal layout to provide more...

July 2020

After discussions with the museum, submission of a detailed risk assessment and a look at the latest guidance, we are able to resume maintenance activities on the LTMR once again (with measures in place...

June 2020 Update

The railway has lain dormant for a few months now and it’s interesting to see how quickly nature can take over. The museum are discussing the next steps towards opening. Plans are often changing...

LTMR Signalling

During our period of closure, we’re still busy working away in the background. Our Signalling Engineer, Andrew, has put together a comprehensive guide to signalling on the LTMR and how signalling works. It’s a...

March 2020

NB: This update has been written towards the end of March 2020. With the developing situation regarding Coronavirus, the team were acutely aware this could potentially be the last get together for a while....

February 2020

February was an interesting month with storms most weekends. Luckily these didn’t fall on our working weekends, although our fences were blown over. Inspections revealed very little damage was done. The ticket office received...

January 2020

January was a busy month for our volunteers. During our December event, it was found that our mess room roof was leaking. January’s job was to replace the felt before too much damage was...