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New Summer Family Events at Ribble Steam Railway and Museum -
17 June and 22 July / 19 August & 16 September 

Storytelling, Crafts & Puppet Making Workshops - Great Fun!

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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 Children”.

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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.

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We have lots & lots of great Special Family Events lined up for the 2017 Season.

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, it carried goods and passengers between Grimsargh on the Preston and Longridge Railway and the hospital grounds. It closed to all traffic in 1957.

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Every year the volunteers add new elements to special gala days, steam, diesels and cars are lined up for 2017...

The Ribble Steam Railway present our very own Friendly Engines on the line for two major events every year.
The first is over the May Bank Holiday Weekend and the second is over the August Bank Holiday Weekend with a grand Gala Party.

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