AGM 2020 – Update

AGM 2020 – Update

You may have seen that we held the AGM on 28th September as legally we have to hold the AGM within 6 months of the year end.  As there were no accounts available due to the accountants being furloughed the meeting was open and adjourned as we felt the accounts are an...
Turnout 20 – Day 12

Turnout 20 – Day 12

Exercise Turnout 20 is now drawing to a close, with some fantastic benefits for the railway being achieved. Wensley crossing has been replaced, the track relay at Harmby has been completed and Swale bridge has been retimbered. The Army also carried out a number of...
Government Awards Railway Restart Grant

Government Awards Railway Restart Grant

Wensleydale Railway receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund    Almost 450 heritage organisations in England, including the Wensleydale Railway have been awarded cash from the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage...
Turnout 20 – Day 10

Turnout 20 – Day 10

The new crossing at Wensley is now complete. The Tarmac margins have been laid and the crossing re-opened to road traffic. There are still a few minor tasks to be completed, but these are not time critical so can be done at our leisure. The first train ran over the...
Turnout 20 – Day 9

Turnout 20 – Day 9

More progres at Wensley with the tidying up of the areas around the crossing and compacting the crushed stone that will be  under the new tarmac. Tarmac to be laid tomorrow and will see this job finished. Elsewhere the track re-lay at Harmby is progressing, hopefully...