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New Ramp to Whitwell East (Cattle Platform)

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Work has been continuing to make the old cattle platform (now renamed Whitwell East) more accessable to everyone including wheelchair users. The Model Club is now housed on Whitwell East.  We hope to run trains at weekends to this platform in the near future.  

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Annie’s Repair Fund gets close to breaking through £4000 barrier

Annie Boiler

As at 11th February 2013 the repair fund stands at £3915.42. Thank you to everyone who has contributed so far. We still need to get to a minimum of £15000, but we hope with the work we are doing ourselves we may see her running again by the end of July at our Steam Rally.

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Mike Clark Donates a Ruston which is now back in Norfolk

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Mike Clark kindly donated a working Ruston 0-4-0 diesel engine to us from Shillingstone in Dorset. The loco found its way to the North Norfolk Railway (being given to them as a gift by Ransomes).  It was then sold to the North Dorset Railway trust at Shillingstone station and in turn Mike Clark purchased it from them. The Engine was …

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Steam again at Whitwell before Easter

Victory at North Weald

A deal has been made with the owner, Antony Goulding from the Epping Ongar Railway, to hire a younger sister to Annie called Victory. We look forward receiving her in time for Easter.

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1st-3rd March 2013 – Beer Festival & BBQ(Diesel)

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Over 12 real ales available, also available is a 2 pint takeaway for those who want more.. Bacon Butties and Standard Bugers £2.50     some tasting notes click here : Beer Festival Notes  

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31st March – Easter Egg Hunt (Steam)

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Come and find the Easter Eggs on a day filled with train rides, activities and of course CHOCOLATE! £5 per child (under 2 years free) 11am until 4pm Sunday 31st March Advanced Tickets can be purchased online. Click Here  

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