Welling & District
MES

Promoting education and re-creation for recreation in South East London

10/08/2022 Update

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The supply of Water and Electricity to our Track and electricity to our Club-room/Workshop is underway by contractors. It is estimated that we shall be fully connected to the supplies by this time next week.

We had another successful Public Running day on Sunday, 07 August when we carried 747 passengers.

Public Running will continue every Sunday from now until the first Sunday in October between 12:30 to 16:00 - £1/per ride (Last Ticket sold 15:30).

Unfortunately, unless we have a good downpour, we shall not run Steam Locomotives as the fire risk is too high. Electric and Diesel outline locomotives will be used.

As well as undertaking Public Running every Sunday volunteers are continuing to work on the railway and erection of the station canopy is well underway with the water-tower foundations started. A ticket office and signal box are next on the list - finances allowing.

The use of Sundays for Public Running has reduced our working parties to two mornings per week, so progress will be a little slower than before.


Watch this space for updates.