West Lancashire Light Railway
For four days each December the Railway plays host to Father Christmas. He says it's one of his favourite places to meet young and old alike, and give presents to the children who have been good all year. (Which is all of them).
The chairman puts his back into it
Utrillas gets some essential oils
Captain and 1st lieutenant on parade
An all-important condiment inspection
New for 2016 - baked balloons!
No-one over 18 is allowed a balloon.
Busy scenes on Becconsall platform
The guard keeps a stern eye on events.
The 1.30 departs for Toyland.
The moment of truth!
Trust an elf to misbehave
Old tech, new tech
Trust an elf to misbehave - 2
Always time for a little roof-mopping...
Irish Mail amidst personal cloud
Making sparks fly on Joffre's footplate
Mince pies and trains in the tea-room
Can you see the staff changing hands?
It's a conspiracy...
Keeping Santa's supply chain running
Back-up supplies for Santa's sack
Gordon winning the signal competition
Day's end, cleaning Joffre's smokebox