You may have seen Mr. Ribble around the railway. He will soon be joined by Mrs. Ribble, (who has been in hiding), and the two more recently created “Ribble Railway…

60th Anniversary of closure: Whittingham Hospital Railway The Whittingham Hospital Railway (W.H.R.) was a private light railway operated by Lancashire County Council to serve Whittingham lunatic asylum. Opened in 1889,…

Find out more about Signalling on our railways via several Museum Exhibits: A NEW Museum display explores how me made our railways safer to travellers.

Ribble Steam Railway has recently purchased and restored a Travelling Post Office coach. It will become a great addition to our museum and enable us to add to our educational curriculum…

“The best thing we ever did!”  The Ribble Steam Railway is home to arguably the finest collection of industrial locomotives in the UK, as well as being the only preserved…

The small band of people who got together in 1971 to establish a transport museum in the former Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway locomotive shed at Derby Road, Southport must surely…

In 1897 Dick, Kerr & Company bought a disused factory in Preston and commenced the manufacture of trams and electric locomotives and in June 1905 this works became known as…

The locomotive was built by the Andrew Barclay company in 1902 as works number 880. Photographs taken as late as 1966 show that Glenfield was still in productive use at…

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