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Preservation Gala / Open Day Reports

The following are reports submitted by members of visits to Preservation Sites mostly under the section header Preservation News though some were reported under other section headers (as shown).

Please note that the last 12 months issues of TRACKS are only available to members.

Open Day Reports

Derby 175, 13th Sep 2014 (Oct 2014) (Trevor Roots)

Heaton Depot Community Open Day, 14th Sep 2008 (Oct 2008) (Ray Smith) (Days Out)

LT Museum Acton Depot Open Weekend 26-27th Sep 2015 (Nov 2015) (Derek Everson)

Long Marston Open Weekend, 6th-7th Jun 2009 (Jul 2009) (Martin Hall)

Long Marston Open Day, 10th Sep 2010 (Oct 2010) (Neil Dix)

Long Marston private visit, 5th May 2012 (Jun 2012) (Neil Dix)

Long Marston Open Weekend, 17th-18th Sep 2011 (Oct 2011) (Neil Dix)

Neville Hill Depot Community Open Day, 13th Sep 2009 (Oct 2009) (various)

Siemens / SWT Northam Depot Open Day, 12th Oct 2013 (Nov 2013) (Ian Knight)

LT Museum Acton Depot Open Weekend, 26th-27th Sep 2015 (Nov 2015) (Derek Everson)

Upminster LU Depot, 29th-30th Aug 2009 (Dec 2009) (Mark Richards)

West Coast Railways Open Day, Carnforth, 26th-27th Jul 2008 (Aug 2008) (Trevor Roots) (Days Out)

Preservation Gala Reports

Appleby Frodingham Railway, 12th-13th May 2012 (Jun 2012) (Trevor Roots / Neil Dix)

Barrow Hill Diesel Gala, 8th-9th Aug 2009 (Sep 2009) (Neil Dix / Mike Rumens)

Barrow Hill 'Rarities' Diesel Gala, 18th-19th Apr 2015 (May 2015) (various)

Battlefield Railway Diesel Gala, 18th-20th Sep 2009 (Oct 2009) (Mike Rumens)

Battlefield Line Diesel Gala,15th-16th May 2010 (Jun 2010) (Trevor Roots)

Battlefield Line Spriong Steam Gala, 11th-13th Apr 2014 (May 2014) (James Holloway)

Bluebell Railway, East Grinstead Opening Festival, 23rd Mar 2013 (Apr 2013) (Mark Richards)

Bluebell Railway Diesel Gala, 17th-19th Apr 2015 (May 2015) (Colin James)

Bluebell Railway 'Giants of Steam' Gala, 31st Oct - 1st Nov 2015 (Dec 2015) (Coin James)

Bluebell Railway Diesel Gala, 15th-17th Apr 2016 (May 2016) (various)

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway Diesel Gala, 27th-29th Jul 2012 (Aug 2012) (Neil Dix)

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway Winter Diesel Gala, 27-28th Dec 2014 (Jan 2015) (Derek Sneddon)

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway Diesel Gala, 31st May-1st Jun 2014 (Jul 2014) (Derek Sneddon)

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway Summer Diesel Gala, 24-26th Jul 2014 (Sep 2015) (Derek Sneddon)

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway Winter Diesel Gala, 2nd-3rd Jan 2016 (Feb 2016)

Cheltenham Festival of Steam - GWR 175, 29th May - 6th Jun 2010 (Jul 2010) (Mike Rumens)

Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway, 5th-6th Oct (Nov 2013) (Hugh Guilford) (Carl Watson)

Crewe Heritage Centre & Basford Hall Yard, 12th-13th Mar 2011 (Apr 2011) (David Hainsworth)

Dean Forest Mixed Traction Gala, 21st-22nd June (Jul 2014) (James Holloway)

Didcot Railway Centre Gala, 4th-5th May 2013 (Jun 2013) (Neil Dix)

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway Multiple Memories Gala, 26-27th Sep 2015 (Oct 2015) (Colin Pottle)

East Coast Giants of Steam, Barrow Hill, 8th-9th Feb 2014 (Apr 2014) (Stuart Moore)

East Lancashire Railway Cl.14's at 50 Gala (Sep 2014) (Andrew Westwood)

East Lancashire Railway Diesel Gala, 28th-29th Sep 2013 (Oct 2013) (Andy Woodcock)

East Lancashire Railway Diesel Gala, 28th-29th Sep 2014 (Nov 2014) (Andy Woodcock)

East Lancashire Railway Diesel Gala, 4th-5th Jul 2015 (Aug 2015) (Andrew Buckley)

East Lancashire Railway Steam Gala, 17th-18th Oct 2015 (Nov 2015) (Mike Brook)

East Lancashire Railway Diesel Gala, 16-17th Jan 2016 (Feb 2016) (Colin James)

Epping Ongar Railway Diesel Gala, 18th-19th Apr 2015 (May 2015) (Colin Pottle)

Electric Railway Museum Open Day, 25th-26th Sep 2010 (Oct 2010) (Trevor Roots)

GWR Mixed Traction Christmas Cracker, 29-30th Dec 2014 (Jan 2015) (Andrew Buckley & Mike Raybould)

Great Central Railway Steam Gala, 9th-11th Oct 2009 (Nov 2009) (Mike Rumens)

Great Central Railway (North) Diesel Gala, 6th-7th Oct 2012 (Nov 2012) (Mark Richards)

Great Central Railway 'BR at Work' Gala, 18th-19th Apr 2015 (Jun 2015) (Colin James)

Great Central Railway Diesel Gala, 4-6th Sep 2015 (Oct 2015) (Colin Pottle)

Gwilli Railway Autumn Gala, 10th Oct 2015 (Nov 2015) (Martin Eden)

Heritage Shunters Gala, Peak Rail 23rd-24th Oct 2011 (Jan 2011) (James Holloway / Mike Rumens)

Keighley & Worth Railway Steam Gala, 2011 (Dec 2011) (Andy Woodcock)

Keighley & Worth Railway Diesel Gala, 25th-27th May 2012 (Jul 2012) (Andy Woodcock)

Keighley & Worth Railway Steam Gala, 12th-14th Oct 2012 (Nov 2012) (Andy Woodcock)

Keighley & Worth Railway Diesel Gala, 26th-28th Apr 2013 (Jun 2013) (Andy Woodcock)

Keighley & Worth Railway Diesel Gala, 7th-8th Jun 2014 (Jul 2014) (Andy Woodcock)

Keighley & Worth Railway Diesel Gala, 10th-12th Oct 2014 (Nov 2014) (Andy Woodcock)

Keighley & Worth Railway Steam Gala, 27th-28th Feb 2015 (Apr 2015) (Colin James)

Keighley & Worth Railway Winter Steam Gala, 27th -28th Feb 2016 (Apr 2016) (Colin James)

Kent & East Sussex Railway - 50 years of Closure, 11th-12th Jun 2011 (Jul 2011) (Trevor Roots)

Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway Mixed Traction Event, 15th-16th May 2010 (Jun 2010) (Neil Dix)

Llangollen Railway Diesel Day, 21st Sep 2013 (Oct 2013) (Martin Evans)

Llangollen Railway Winter Warmer Gala, 4th-5th Jan 2014 (Feb 2014) (Martin Evans)

Llangollen Railway Gala, 4th-5th Apr 2014 (May 2014) (Martin Evans)

Llangollen Railway 'On Western Lines' Gala, 30th-31st Aug 2014 (Sep 2014) (Martiin Evans)

Llangollen Railway Winter Warmer Gala, 2nd-3rd Jan 2015 (Feb 2015) (Martin Evans)

Llangollen Railway Steam, Steel & Stars Gala, 6th-8th Mar 2015 (Apr 2015) (Martin Evans)

Llangollen Railway 'Along Branch Lines' Gala, 11th-13th Oct 2015 (Nov 2015) (Martin Evans)

Llangollen Railway 'Along Cambrian Lines' Gala, 8th-10th Apr 2016 (May 2016) (Martin Evans)

Mid Hants Railway Diesl Gala, 27th-28th Apr 2013 (Jun 2013) (Carl Watson)

Mid Hants Railway Autumn Steam Gala, 23rd-25th Oct 2015 (Nov 2015) (Andrew Buckley)

Mid Norfolk Railway Cl.47 Golden Jubilee Gala 21st-23rd Sep 2012 (Oct 2012) (Stuart Moore)

Mid Norfolk Railway Spring Gala 4th-6th Apr 2014 (May 2014) (Stuart Moore)

Mid Norfolk Railway Diesel Gala, 28th-29th Dec 2013 (Feb 2014) (Colin Pottle)

Mid Norfolk Railway Diesel Gala, 28th-29th Mar 2015 (May 2015) (Colin James)

Mid Norfolk Railway Steam Gala 19th-21st Jun 2015 (Jul 2015) (Stuart Moore)

Mid Norfolk Railway Autumn Diesel Gala, 11-13th September 2015 (Oct 2015) (Colin Pottle)

Mid Norfolk Railway Spring Gala, 1st-3rd Apr 2016 (May 2016) (Colin James)

Middleton Railway 'Hunslet 150', 18th-19th July 2015 (Aug 2015) (Mike Brook)

Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway - 50th Anniversary of Closure, North Norfolk Railway (Apr 2009) (Bryan King)

Midland Railway Centre Open Day, Butterley (Sep 2008) (Mike Rumens)

Nene Valley Railway Diesel Gala 2nd-3rd Oct 2011 (Jan 2011) (Mike Rumens)

Nene Valley Railway Autumn Diesel Gala, 1st-2nd Oct 2011 (Nov 2011) (Neil Dix)

Nene Valley Railway Diesel Gala 16th-18th May 2014 (Jun 2014) (various)

Nene Valley Railway Mixed Traction Gala 13th-14th Sep 2014 (Oct 2014) (Trevor Roots)

Nene Valley Railway Diesel Gala 27th-28th Sep 2014 (Oct 2014) (Colin Pottle)

Nene Valley Railway Diesel Gala, 11th-12th Apr 2015 (May 2015) (Andrew Buckley)

Nene Valley Railway Mixed Traffic Gala, 10th-11th Oct 2015 (Nov 2015) (Colin Pottle)

Nene Valley Railway Diesel Gala, 9th-10th Apr 2016 (May 2016) (various)

North Norfolk Railway Diesel Gala, 25th-27th May 2012 (Jul 2012) (Stuart Moore)

North Norfolk Railway Spring Steam Gala, 8th-10th Mar 2013 (Apr 2013) (Stuart Moore)

North Norfolk Railway Steam Gala, 6th-8th Mar 2015 (May 2015) (various)

North Norfolk Railway Diesel Gala, 12th-14th June 2015 (Jul 2015) (Colin Pottle)

North Norfolk Railway Spring Steam Gala, 4th-6th Mar 2016 (Apr 2016) (Stuart Moore)

North York Moors Railway Spring Gala, 25th-27th Apr & 2nd-5th May 2014 (May 2014) (Trevor Roots)

Nottingham Heritage Centre Diesel Gala, 15th-16th May 2010 (Jun 2010) (Mike Rumens / Trevor Roots)

North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Whitby-Pickering 175th Anniversary Gala, 29th-8th May 2011 (Jun 2011) (Trevor Roots)

NRM Locomotion, Shildon 10th Anniversary Gala, 20thy-21st Sep 2014 (Oct 2014) (Trevor Roots)

Re-opening of Cauldon Lowe Branch (Churnet Valley Railway) (Dec 2010) (Trevor Roots)

Ribble Steam Railway Diesels Weekend, 1st-2nd Oct 2011 (Nov 2011) (Trevor Roots)

Ribble Steam Railway Diesel Gala, 4th-5th Oct 2014 (Nov 2014) (Peter Trowbridge)

Ribble Steam Railway Gala, 7th-8th Mar 2015 (Apr 2015) (Peter & James Trowbridge)

Rushden Transport Museum & Rly, 21st-22nd Mar 2015 (Apr 2015) (Colin Pottle)

Severn Valley Railway Autumn Steam Gala, 21st-23rd Sep 2007 (Oct 2007) (Stephen Skewes)

Severn Valley Railway Diesel Gala, 12th-13th Oct 2007 (Nov 2007) (Stephen Skewes)

Severn Valley Railway Diesel Gala 2011 (Nov 2011) (James Holloway)

Severn Valley Railway Steam Gala, 24th-26th 2012 (Nov 2012) (James Holloway)

Severn Valley Railway Members/Shareholders Weekend 25th-26th Apr 2013 (May 2013) (James Holloway)

Severn Valley Railway Steam Gala, 20th-22nd 2013 (Oct 2013) (James Holloway)

Severn Valley Railway Diesel Gala, 3rd-5th Oct 2014 (Nov 2014) (Colin Pottle & Paul Sumpter)

Severn Valley Railway Autumn Steam Gala, 18th-20th Sep 2015 (Nov 2015) (Mike Brook)

Severn Valley Railway Season Finale Gala (Dec 2016) (Colin James)

South Devon Railway Diesel Gala, 7-9th Nov 2014 (Dec 2014) (Andrew Buckley)

South Devon Railway Diesel Gala, 6-8th Nov 2014 (Dec 2015) (Andrew Buckley)

South Devon Railway Diesel Gala, 4th-6th Nov 2016 (Dec 2016) (Jeremy Frost)

Spa Valley Railway Diesel Gala 1st-3rd Aug 2014 (Sep 2014) (Keri Jones & Colin Pottle)

Statfold Barn Railway members only day, 15th Oct 2011 (Jun 2012) (Ian Sant)

Swanage Railway Diesel Gala, 8th-9th May 2010 (Jun 2010) (Carl Watson)

Swanage Railway Diesel Gala, 12th-13th May 2012 (Jun 2012) (Carl Watson)

Swanage Railway Diesel Gala, 11th-12th May 2013 (Jul 2013) (Carl Watson)

Swanage Railway Diesel Gala, 8th-11th May 2014 (Jun 2014) (Carl Watson)

Swanage Railway Diesel Gala, 7th-10th May 2015 (Jun 2015) (various)

Swanage Railwage Autumn Steam Gala, 16th-18th Oct 2015 (Nov 2015) (Andrew Buckley)

Swanage Railway Diesel Gala, 5th-8th May 2016 (Jun 2016) (various)

Swanage Railway Steam Gala, 8th-9th Sep 2012 (Oct 2012) (David Elliott)

Swanage Railway Autumn Steam Gala, 17th-19th Oct 2014 (Nov 2014) (Andrew Buckley)

Swanage Railway Spring Steam Gala, 18th-19th Apr 2015 (May 2015) (Andrew Buckley)

Swindon & Cricklade Diesel Gala, 21st-22nd Mar 2015 (Apr 2015) (Trevor Roots)

Tanfield Railway Legends of Industry Gala, 8th-9th Sep 2012 (Oct 2012) (Ray Smith)

The 'Magnificient Seven', Locomotion Shildon, 8th-9th Oct 2011 (Nov 2011) (Neil Dix)

Tyseley Open Day, 28th Jun 2008 (Aug 2008) (Mike Rumens)

Tyseley Locomotive Works Open Weekend, 23rd-24th Jun 2012 (Jul 2012) (Trevor Roots)

Tyseley Locomotive Works Open Weekend, 22nd-23rd Jun 2013 (Jul 2013) (Neil Dix)

Tyseley Locomotive Works Open Weekend, 27th-28th Jun 2015 (Aug 2015) (Andrew Buckley)

Tyseley Locomotive Works Open Weekend, 24-25th Oct 2015 (Dec 2015) (Colin James)

West Somerset Mixed Traction Gala, 6th-8th Jun 2014 (Jul 2014) (Andrew Buckley)

West Somerset Mixed Traction Gala, 5th-7th Jun 2015 (Jul 2015) (Andrew Buckley)

Yeovil Railway Centre 20th Anniversary Gala, 31st May-1st Jun 2014 (Jun 2014) (Andrew Buckley)

 

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