The latest news in the world of Poulton & Wyre Railway Society.
We have a number of historic railway books for sale which are normally sold via our stalls at events.
All volunteer work sessions are suspended again in accordance with Tier 4 government guidelines.
Donate to sponsor one of the impressive 26 new sapele hardwood steps and fittings for our DMU.
Members have been turning up in good numbers to work on the diesel multiple unit and we are making good progress.
With some Coronavirus restrictions lifted, restoration of our DMU is now underway.
Poulton & Wyre Railway Society proposal for the reopened Fleetwood, Thornton, Poulton-le-Fylde railway line.
Popular YouTuber "nodrog" discusses the Fleetwood to Poulton railway feasibility proposal.
Over twelve months of planning, preparation and hard work finally come to fruition.
Please join in our appeal and help us restore our Class 108 Diesel Multiple Unit to full health.
The momentous day for the PWRS when our Class 108 Diesel Multiple Unit finally arrived at our site in Thornton.
Not quite the fanfare we were hoping for due to COVID-19, but our DMU is finally here!
Boris Johnson pledges £100,000 for a feasibility study on the future of the line.
You can now support the PWRS by buying lottery tickets with a chance to win £25,000.
Remembrance service held at Burn Naze Station to remember ICI workers lost in both World Wars.
Popular YouTuber nodrog gives a potted history and goes behind the scenes with the PWRS.
Our Jameson Road site receives a Level 5 Outstanding Award from Britain in Bloom.
Interview with Richard Willacy, a booking clerk who worked in the line's stations from 1945.
The story so far of the PWRS and our efforts to clear, repair and reinstate the line. 2006 to 2018.
A couple of photos showing the approach to Fleetwood Station and outside platforms.
Progress is going well, but we need to raise further funds to continue the restoration.
Thornton Station ticket office undergoes refurbishment thanks to a very generous donation.
A selection of photos of Thornton Station courtesy and copyright of the late Ralph Smedley.
Committee decision to make the overhaul of our class 108 our number one priority.
Congratulations to the team at Thornton Station who have been successful once again.
Refurbished or pedestrian crossing and footpath which forms part of the Wyre Way.
The welcome arrival of a motorised maintenance trolley to make work a lot easier.
Laying new base on the up platform at the station thanks to donation from Farmer Parrs.
The PWRS saves buffer stops from platform 8 at Blackpool North Station for posterity.
Repairing and replacing worn and damaged rail and sleepers is one of our ongoing tasks.
Attempted burglary foiled by a quick thinking resident living close to the PWRS line.
British Transport Police are urging walkers to steer clear of the tracks on the PWRS line.
Latest photographs of the restoration work carried out on our Class 108 DMU in April.
Remembering Jeff Banks, our Chairman and a founder member of the PWRS who died suddenly.
Receiving a cheque for £1,000 towards the restoration of the DMU from the Masons.
Congratulations to all those involved for helping to make the station an attractive site.
Following meetings with Network Rail, the future railway layout at Poulton has been agreed.
Visit to give the DMU a good cleaning and assess additional work required for it to run.
Sponsor specific items on the list of costings for the restoration of our Class 108 DMU.
Thanks to Brian Fare of Wesham for donation of 300 titles to raise funds for the DMU.
A quick update on our rolling stock fund which now stands at an impressive £19,250.
Read about the marvellous response from the public as they have passed by the station site.
Many thanks to all who helped with the PWRS stall for Tram Sunday. It was a great success.
Watch as our 1955 John Fowler shunter is bought back to life after a lengthy restoration.
Alternative proposal by PWRT for the layout of Poulton-le-Fylde station post electrification.
How an LNWR Gresley Teak pigeon carriage found its way from Carnforth to the PWRS.
Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway first class carriage (circa 1882-94) rescued from a local field.
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