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Issue 38 of the West Lancs Letter published.

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Barry and Alan pose beside our contribution to Booth's Community Flower Show on 28-30th July. A poster describing the Railway is still to be added.                        Photo: Anne Snape

Now with added poster!

West Lancs chair invited to No.10!

Monday 24th April was a special day for the West Lancs chair Mike Spall. He was invited to a reception held at No.10 Downing St for Local Charity Champions, hosted by Stuart Andrew, Minister for Charities.

The photo shows Mike with our local MP, Katherine Fletcher.

More details are in our press release here.

Can you help? We need setts/cobbles similar to these,

to finish off the paving around the new ash pit.

If you can help, please contact Paul Smith at

Thank you!


The first service train of the season departs Becconsall

Barry Pike's collection of vintage WLLR images is now online.

View the photos here.

Our annual staff training day was held recently.

Click here for the photos.

Click the photo to see archive images

from the NGRS collection:

NGRS Collection West Lancs Light Rly postcard Hunslet 0-4-0ST  No 823 of 1903 passing Will

Watch the photo-montage of our activity during January:

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