North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group

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North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group

Q6 100th Birthday Train

 

With bottle of brown ale on the front running board, and John Midcalf attempting to sell raffle tickets to the crew, the Q6 awaits departure with its birthday train - Nigel Bill

Last Updated on Friday, 07 December 2018 13:46
 

Wednesday 31st October 2018 - the Boiler Lift

Just a very brief update to let you know that the K1's boiler lift was completed without any significant problems on Wednesday. After setting up, the lift commenced at 11:00 and the job was completed and the crane ready to leave the depot by 13:00.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 December 2018 16:39 Read more...
 

Special General Meeting - 19th October 2018

At the Special General Meeting on Friday night, 44 members were present, thereby more than constituting the necessary quorum, and the motion "to approve expenditure of up to £75,000, including contingencies, on extending the K1's mainline certification for a further 3 years", was approved by a large majority.

Last Updated on Monday, 22 October 2018 11:12 Read more...
 

Working Parties

The regular Monday and Thursday working parties continue at Hopetown on the J72. The Thursday working parties are now usually during the day only.

Working parties take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays on the Q6 at Grosmont. Please contact Andy Lowes or Ian Pearson if you wish to attend.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 August 2018 22:15
 

Hopetown Works Open Days

Hopetown Works is usually open for the public to visit between 11:00 and 15:00 on the third Saturday of each month. Please check the What's on menu item for details.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 January 2017 08:02
 

Members Dining Train

Whilst a full train of NELPG members and guests were eating their starters, Vice President Maurice Burns took this set of photographs of the train at Goathland.

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J72, Thursday 4th October

We had a major step forward on Thursday when Andrew Goodman and RSS lifted the locomotive chassis and the wheels were rolled out. See pictures by Peter Giroux – there’s 58 good photos in the collection.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 November 2018 22:38 Read more...
 

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 Sunday, 03 September 2017 08:23
 

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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 WCRC Carnforth for winter maintenance.

Q6 63395
Q6 63395
On NYMR in traffic.

J27 65894

J27 65894 (NER P3 2392)
On  NYMR in traffic.

J72 69023
J72 69023 Joem
At Hopetown Works for general overhaul.