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Flying visit to Ramsbottom railway station………

As the weather was fine today I had a quick look at the time-table for the East Lancashire Railway and found that the steam train was running. So, camera in hand I legged it to the car and drove along … Continue reading

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A quick trip to Pickering, Goathland and the Flying Scotsman………….and a little Zydaco and Cajun music thrown in for good measure

At very short notice I decided to take a short break in North Yorkshire and booked into a very nice B&B in Pickering (17 Burgate for those interested) and then set about making the most of the time I had … Continue reading

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A glorious day for steam trains…………..

Friday morning is quite sacrosanct in that it is set aside for my weekly “business meeting” with friend and colleague Mike over coffee and full English breakfast. We spend a good couple of hours discussing music and “putting the world … Continue reading

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East Lancashire Railway, photography and a wonderful day out under an azure blue sky!

As someone whose childhood spanned the 50s and 60s I can still remember the days of steam trains, going on holiday to North Wales and the excitement of waiting for the steam train to arrive at Leigh station then boarding … Continue reading

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