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Acquisition of the Schoma Locos

Acquisition of the Schoma Locos

Crowle Peatland Railway acquired the two Schoma Locos after a member, Will Coleman, spotted an advertisement for the locos on-line in 2014.  It turned out that the dealer, Ray King, in Norfolk had two of the Schoma Locos and three of the slave units  in all. An initial visit was made by Mel Bailey and Tim…

Building the New Maintenance Shed

Building the New Maintenance Shed

Planning permission was initially submitted in December 2016. – https://apps.northlincs.gov.uk/application/pa-2016-1699 The choice of a Romney Hut was to match the adjacent building used by North Lincolnshire Council for housing goats.  Romney Huts were developed at the outbreak of World War II as one of a series of prefabricated huts to supplement the World-War-I-era Nissen hut. The…

Renovation of Simplex Loco 40s302

Renovation of Simplex Loco 40s302

The simplex loco is our oldest locomotive and has never left the Humberhead peatlands after being purchased new by Fisons in 1967. It was built by Motor Rail Limited at their Bedford Works. Originally supplied with a short cab, the cab was extended to make it easier for operators to get in and out of….

Volunteer Weekend Job List – W/E 08/12/2018

Start time 10:00hrs. Weekend Responsible Officer: Mel Bailey 07854413518. Please let me know by Friday if you are able to attend. Email please melvyn436@btinternet.com Only internal trackwork this week. In readiness to put Locos back on rails. See area one. We have a petrol driven impact drill on hire to trial it this week. This…

Volunteer Weekend Job List – W/E 24/11/2018

Volunteer Weekend Job List  - W/E 24/11/2018

Schoma Locos. Workshop– Continue to finish cleaning up the Schoma Locos. Removal of flaking paints and debris within the engine compartment on both Loco’s. Clean down and tidy both Schoma Loco’s cab areas. Do additional work as required by Schoma supervisor William. The workshop now separated into sections of Three rings for groups to operate…

AGM 2018 – AGENDA – Sunday 14th June 10:00am

The AGM of the CPR is to be held on SUNDAY 24 JUNE at 10 AM CPR BUILDING, CROWLE MOOR commencing. The agenda is:- 1. Apologies 2.Minutes of last meeting ( copy of minutes attached for ease of reference) 3. Chairman’s Report 4. Treasurer’s Report 5.Adoption of New Constitution 6.Election of Officers – a) Treasurer…