Category: Work Party

September 2019 work party

As we ready ourselves for the September open weekend (we do hope to see you there – get your tickets from ltmusuem.co.uk) – work was undertaken to ready our most popular loco, Sarah Siddons...

Levelling track at WH

July 2019 Update

After recovering from the open weekend, volunteers met at the end of July to continue with maintenance. Track work involved removing some twist from the track at Wesleys’ Halt and fixing the track movement...

June 2019 Work Party

June saw a lot of progress on the railway. The crossing panel was lifted and its rotten sleepers replaced with new ones which provide the correct cant for the area. For now, it is...

May 2019 Update

May’s work consisted of less visible but highly important tasks. Following on from a few ballast problems during the open weekend, the ballast level in the station has been reduced slightly to prevent the...

April 2019 Work Party

Preparations were made for the open weekend at the end of the month, along with the grand unveiling of our brand new coaches. These are unlikely to be commissioned in time for the open...

March 2019 Work Party

With track work up to date for the moment, March’s work party focused on the fitting out of our new carriage sheds. Here is a selection of images from the installation.

November 2018 Workparty

As the long winter nights draw in, time always seems to be against the volunteers of the LTMR.  It’s a fight against the clock to ensure the work we want to carry out is...

October 2018 Work Party

LTMR’s Andrew Janes had this to say about our October Work Party; “Thanks to the 9 volunteers who braved the cold to help on the railway today. The crossing panel is now back in...