Over 30 members and supporters crammed into the Community Room on Bolton Station’s Platform 5 for the second annual general meeting of Bolton Station Community Development Partnership on February 14th.
Super news, fizzy trains under the wires now running passenger services along phase 4 or to you and I the Bolton Corridor! Huge thanks #theGNRP for inviting me along today to film this great occasion and interview some of the main players in getting this phase complete.
It started in Newport 222 miles away with a class 68 to Chaddeston Yard then to be pulled by a class 37 (37069 & 37218) on it’s way via many stations like Bristol, Cheltenham, Birmingham, Derby, Crew and on to Blackburn for a loco swap.
Network Rail Signaller Chris Conway is known in his hometown of Blackpool as the 'big man with the big heart' for his efforts helping the homeless - but now he's aiming to go national.
RMT announces suspension of strikes and agrees to enter further talks.
Reduced timetable in place on Saturday 9 Feb with full Saturday service from 16 Feb.
Class 47 810 built by Brush Traction in 1966 at the Loughborough Works this Brush type 4 CO CO diesel electric locomotive has been working very hard since it entered service in 1966.
BARRIE RUSSELL: Why you may ask? We need volunteers to help maintain the station and make it look attractive to everyone who uses it.