Leiston Works Railway

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The Leiston Works Railway is proud to announce that it will be re-opening the Leiston Works Railway line for rail traffic on the 1st and 2nd of June 2019.  We were hoping to secure the services of a steam locomotive…
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NEW WORK BENCH FROM LOWESTOFT MENS’ SHED

Our friends at the Lowestoft Mens’ Shed have presented us with a magnificent workbench that they have constructed for us.  Pictures of it appear on the the Facebook pages our support group – Friends of the Leiston Railway. https://en-gb.facebook.com/pages/biz/cause/Friends-Of-Leiston-Railway-534825073537489/

OUR FACEBOOK PAGE

If you do Facebook, you can check out our brake van progress on our Facebook page.   Also that of the 1867 Great Eastern Railway carriage body acquired by our support group “the Friends of the Leiston Railway”    on their…
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WORK PARTIES

We are holding regular work parties now on Friday afternoons and evenings at our workshop to continue restoring our brake van.  If you wish to participate, please contact us. We also have separate work parties at the track bed.

PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED FOR LWR!

We are delighted to tell you that Suffolk Coastal DC issued a planning permission on 23 March 2016. To view it, click on the red heading above, then on this wording: <a href=”http://lwr.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/16-03-23permission01161657 16-03-23permission01161657    

Upcoming Events

QUIZ NIGHTS

We have Quiz-Nights lined up for Friday 25 January and Friday 27 September 2019, courtesy of our favourite quiz-inquisitor, Pat Challis.  Put those dates in your calendar now and keep them clear!

News

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The Leiston Works Railway is proud to announce that it will be re-opening the Leiston Works Railway line for rail traffic on the 1st and 2nd of June 2019.  We were hoping to secure the services of a steam locomotive…
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