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Minor Railways Section - AGM

Event Type

AGM

Summary

IRSE MINOR RAILWAYS SECTION, AGM & TECHNICAL VISIT to ELR on Saturday 22nd June 2019 & Manchester Metrolink Depots and NMC on Sunday 23rd June 2019

Details

With the kind permission of the East Lancashire Railway (ELR), the IRSE Minor Railways Section will hold its AGM at The Bury Transport Museum followed by visits to signalling installations down the line on Saturday 22nd June. On Sunday 23rd June with the kind permission of Keolis Amey Metrolink, a visit to the Metrolink Depots and Network Management Centre (NMC) has been arranged. The AGM will be held in the Bury Transport Museum, Upper Room, Castlecroft Goods Warehouse, Bolton St, Bury BL9 0EY commencing at 10:30. Coffee and Tea should be available from 10:00. The museum is just across the road from Bury Bolton Street station. There is limited parking available at the museum. Following the completion of the AGM business we will collect a packed meal and walk to the ELR Bolton Street Station where we will join a train to Heywood then on to Ramsbottom where we will visit the signal box at the end of the station platform. We will join the next train to Rawtenstall and return to Bury, Bolton Street station to view the signal box there. The visit will finish at about 17:30. There is no charge to attend the AGM and tea and coffee will be available on arrival. There is a registration fee of £34 for the visits. A packed lunch will be provided before joining the train at Bury Bolton Street station. Hi-Vis and strong shoes will be required for this visit. The Sunday morning visit to the Metrolink is optional and will commence at 10:30 at the Queens Road tram stop. After a tour of the Queens Park Depot we will travel to Trafford Depot to tour the NMC and maintenance shed. The visit will finish at 14:45. Please indicate your intention to attend the Sunday visit on the form attached. Please let us know if you have any particular dietary requirements. Please note that the Institution and the administrations whose sites are being visited cannot accept any responsibility for injury, damage or other difficulty which may arise. Delegates are therefore advised to ensure that their own insurance covers all appropriate eventualities.

Section

Minor Railways UK

Location

Bury

Venue

Bury Transport Museum, Upper Room, Castlecroft Goods Warehouse, Bolton St, Bury BL9 0EY

Start Date & Time

22 June 2019 10:00

End Date & Time

23 June 2019 14:45

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Downloads

MR 2019 AGM and visits 07.pdf