North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group

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North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group

The NYMR autumn Steam Gala

The K1 departs Whitby with the 10.00 for Pickering. piers, lighthouses and swing bridge in te background - Maurice Burns

Thursday 26th September, the first day of the gala, was the special day when NELPG took over the NYMR.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 October 2019 12:07

Velocipede Weekend

On Friday 8th November, the day after the deluge in Derbyshire, folks gathered at Levisham for the annual velocipede weekend.


Working Parties

The regular Monday and Thursday working parties continue at Hopetown on the J72. The Monday working party is from 19:00 until 21:00. The Thursday working party is from 9:00 until 16:00. Please contact Nigel Hall if you wish to attend.

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

Last Updated on Sunday, 06 October 2019 13:49

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

Downton Abbey Filming – Top Secret!

In late October 2018 rumours were circulating that the NELPG’s Q6 and J27 may be required for a filming job on the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. What this actually was – a TV programme or film was not known, because there was a great deal of secrecy involved.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 October 2019 20:04

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.


Loco Board

K1 62005
K1 62005
on Great Central Railway for Winter Steam Gala.

Q6 63395
Q6 63395
On NYMRwintere maintenance.

J27 65894

J27 65894 (NER P3 2392)
On NYMR winter maintenance.

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