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Annie repair fund benefits over £340 from Joan Cushing 90th Birthday party

Joan Cushing had her 90th Birthday Party in the Sidings Function room again this year and asked her guests not to buy her anything. Joan said if they felt like they wanted to do something for her, then a donation to Annie repair fund would be a nice gesture In total Joan guests donated £342.84 to the Annie fund. It …

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Agecroft Restoration Fund breaks through the £1000 barrier

As at the 31st October the Agecroft fund breaks through the £1000 within two months of starting the appeal The Thursday gang are proceeding at a great pace trying to get the engine back in steam for 2017 Anyone wishing to help and/or wishing to make a donations please contact mike@whitwellstation.com and cheques to be made out to “Agecroft No …

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Over 150 radio stations contacted from Whitwell Station GB2MGN

We received a report from Bittern DX Group who where part of the Railways on Air weekend on 26th/27th September They set up three radio stations in the signal box, a small station running VHF on 145Mhz for local contacts using a vertical antenna attached to the safety rail, a Raspberry Pi (this is a tiny constructed computer about the size …

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