Photos – stock in use

Images of our stock in use since the launch of Club Carriage 47 in 2011, the latest are displayed at the top.

March 2020 saw Saddletank 752 in action as 51456 and Pug 19 on display as 51241 at the Spring Gala of the East Lancashire Railway. Our Club Carriage 47 was also in use on a service train at the Worth Valley’s Gala on the same weekend 6th to 8th March.
On 16th and 17th March 752 as 51456 took part in 2 days of footplate experience days on the ELR, running a total of 175 miles over the 2 days. Click on any image to view larger version and as a slideshow

2020 started off with Saddletank 752 temporarily renumbered 51456 whilst on test runs preparing for its return to public service. This was followed by our relaunch for members and supporters and a photo charter plus ELR crew training in late February. Click on any image to view larger version and as a slideshow

2019 saw Club Carriage 47 used in a Royal special, and 3 other than Brake 1474 used in March Gala and Vintage Trains. Brake 1474 required repairs which prevented public use but permission was given for some filming by Netflix of ‘The English Game’ about the start of the Football League. Click on any image to view larger version and as a slideshow

2018 saw our carriages used in a Royal special, March Gala and Worth Valley’s 50th Anniversary and Vintage Trains. Click on any image to view larger version and as a slideshow

2017 photos shown below cover use behind the preserved Crab in March Gala, the return of 279 to service and Vintage Trains use. Click on any image to view larger version and as a slideshow.

Below features photos from the years 2013 to 2016. Click on any image to view larger version and as a slideshow.

The years 2011 and 2012 feature below, when Club Carriage 47 had returned to service meaning that we had 3 carriages in use. Click on any image to view larger version and as a slideshow.