North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group

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North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group

Q6 Progress

That fits nicely. Paul Hutchinson with the newly fitted spark arrestor - Nigel Hall

We had a successful day on Saturday when a small working party managed to construct the concrete arch in the firebox and to trial fit the mesh to the new spark arrestor.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 June 2015 15:39 Read more...
 

J72 Repair

Following the return of Joem to Hopetown work has been undertaken at a great pace. The buffer beam has been removed in order to facilitate the removal of the Pistons, cylinder and valve covers removed and after splitting the cross heads the Pistons have been removed.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 June 2015 15:28 Read more...
 

Last Train to York Exhibition

To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the closure of the railway from Whitby to Malton on March 6th 1965, the North Yorkshire Moors Railway is holding an exhibition of photographs which have been hidden away for 50 years and were taken on the day the line closed by an 18 year old teenager, Maurice Burns, who later served the NYMR as a volunteer for over 30 years.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2015 22:04 Read more...
 

Working Parties

The regular Monday and Thursday working parties continue at Hopetown on the J27. The Thursday working parties are now usually during the day only. If you want to join them and help at Darlington, please  contact Terry Newman (Monday evening) or Neal Woods (Thursday) if you wish to attend a working party.

If you would like to help out with the J72 this winter at Locomotion, Shildon, and subsequently at Leeming Bar, then please contact Fred Ramshaw.

If the K1 is your fancy, then there are currently regular working parties at Grosmont; if you want to help out please contact Martin Lloyd.

Finally, there are regular working parties on the Q6 at Grosmont; if you are interested please contact Darrin Crone.

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 March 2015 12:19
 

Hopetown Works Open Days

Hopetown Works is usually open for the public to visit between 10:00 and 16:00 on the third Saturday of each month. Please check the What's on menu item for details.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 23:05
 

K1 heads north

On Saturday 16th May, the K1 left Grosmont to travel to Fort William to participate in the Jacobite service.

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 May 2015 22:29 Read more...
 

J27 Boiler Progress

A set of photos showing progress at LNWR Crewe.

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Monthly Social Meetings

These take place at 19:30, usually on the second Friday of the month between September and May. Meetings now take place in Darlington Club and Institute in Northgate; see the What's on menu item for details.
Last Updated on Friday, 06 February 2009 10:11
 

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The NELPG exists to foster interest in, and to preserve examples of, steam locomotives, rolling stock and other items of railway interest connected with the North East of England.


Notices

Loco Board

K1 62005
K1 62005
At Fort William, in traffic hauling the Jacobite service.

Q6 63395
Q6 63395
At Grosmont on NYMR, undergoing winter maintenances.

J27 65894
J27 65894 (NER P3 2392)
At Hopetown Works, for general overhaul, boiler at  Crewe.

J72 69023
J72 69023 Joem
At Hopetown Works, for irepair.