West Lancashire Light Railway
Friendly Engines Day is aimed particularly at families. It features at least two engines in steam,, all renamed for the day with appropriate faces on the smoke box. Also available are fairground attractions, traditional games, snack bar and drive-a-diesel.
The Chairman & family at play
Irish Mail becomes Paddy
Double-heading was the order of the day
Only our best drivers can perform the 'reverse footplate swivel' without a safety net.
How many other railways have a guard in a bowler hat?
The impromptu fashion show in the guard's van was popular
The fairground ride did good business
The chuck wagon was kept busy all day
The chairman's son gives his father a much-needed pep talk...
....which is promptly passed on to the members
The photo-taking service was in full swing
Drive-a-Diesel is an added attraction
The local Meccano enthusiasts put on a good display
We embrace diversity at West Lancs, so scooters are welcome
For more information about our Railway visit the website: westlancsrailway.org