North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group

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North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group

J27- January Progress

Pistons in, covers on, and lubrication pipes in place - Neal Woods

The alignment of the slide bars is now complete, the pistons are in and both front covers are fitted. Hopefully this will enable us to move foreword with the rewheeling shortly.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016 12:01

K1 Absent from KWVR Gala

The Group is very disappointed to report that the K1 winter maintenance programme will not now be completed in time for it to attend the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway Winter Gala at the end of February as had been planned.


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 the K1 is your fancy, then there are currently regular Saturday working parties at Carnforth; if you want to help out please contact Paul Hutchinson on 07964 988551.

Finally, there are regular Wednesday and Saturday working parties on the Q6 at Grosmont; if you are interested please contact Andy Lowes.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 December 2015 22:27

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

Flying Scotsman and the Shildon Shed Bash

At Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon


Flying Scotsman will be joined by some very special guests at the “Flying Scotsman & The Shildon Shed Bash” event at Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon from July 23 to 31, 2016.


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.


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K1 62005
K1 62005
At WCRC depot Carnforth for winter maintenance.

Q6 63395
Q6 63395
At Grosmont on NYMR undergoing winter maintenance.

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 winter maintenance.