Bolton Abbey

  • Fundraising success sees Wheldale overhaul begin

    Fundraising success sees Wheldale overhaul begin

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    ONE of the last steam locomotives to work commercially in the UK – Hunslet ‘Austerity’ 0-6-0ST No. S134 Wheldale – is on the steam comeback thanks to the fundraising efforts of the locomotive’s support group. The Friends of Wheldale has raised in excess of £130,000 towards the cost of overhauling the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway…

  • NER 1903 railcar enters service at Embsay & Bolton Abbey

    NER 1903 railcar enters service at Embsay & Bolton Abbey

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    AWARD-winning NER electric Autocar No. 3170 and trailer car No. 3453 are now in regular operation on the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Steam Railway, following launch on October 19 (RM Nov, p9).  However, on the first day of public operation on April 17, a technical problem occurred and it looked as though the four-train service might have…

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