North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group

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North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group

Work starts to Level the Boiler

Matthew Story surveys his handiwork - Terry Newman

Updated 11-11-2017. The boiler is being raised at the front to level its position on the rear sliders and to level the tube plate on the new cylinder casting ledge.

Last Updated on Sunday, 12 November 2017 11:25 Read more...
 

The Boiler Returns from Crewe

An early start to today's working party. With the crane in position, the cab was lifted and placed on a rail trolley.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 November 2017 16:31 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
 

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 Trevor Wilford (Thursday) if you wish to attend a working party.

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 Sunday, 03 September 2017 08:27
 

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
 

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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

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K1 62005
K1 62005
At WCRC Carnforth for winter maintenance.

Q6 63395
Q6 63395
On NYMR winter maintenance.

J27 65894

J27 65894 (NER P3 2392)
At Hopetown Works, for general overhaul.

J72 69023
J72 69023 Joem
At Leeming Bar in traffic on the Wensleydale Railway.