14th, 15th April 2018

It’s been a weekend of 2 location. The first party of Wombles travelled down to Henley on Thames to visit the honourable Sir William McAlpine’s residence – Fawley Hill, and his private railway. The second party kept the Station and Weighbridge Teas going.
At the former there is a 1 mile standard gauge railway with steam and diesel locos, plus a very extensive museum of railwayana. This site usually only opens on 4 days a year, but was specially opened for NYMR volunteers only this weekend. An excellent time was had by all, with numerous wagon and brake van rides. A lucky few even got a footplate ride and to drive a diesel shunter.
At the Station more timber has been prepared ready for use by the JVs; the cleaning gang have tackled the General Room boarding (making it look very smart), and painting of the NER van body has continued.
Weighbridge Teas had another good weekend, with a cross section of their goodies all selling well.

Leave a Reply

Latest News
Juniors serve the fudge at Elvisham 15Jul18Elvisham nameboard and bunting 14Jul18Elvis sings for the crowds at Elvisham 14Jul18Elvis memorabilia Elvisham 14Jul18

Click above to see our Wiki Entry