The 8D Association



Events List.

10.00 – Tuesday 11th April 2017 – Visit to the Mersey Gateway Bridge – Although the Mersey Gateway is a road bridge the engineering project is never-the-less fascinating. This is a one off opportunity to visit the bridge site during its construction. The visit is members only and is limited to 15 so booking is essential. Please contact Paul Wright. Meeting point will be confirmed at a later date.


19.00 – Thursday 25 May 2017 – Visit to the CLC North Liverpool Extension Line
Gateacre to Halewood –
A guided walk along the former CLC North Liverpool Extension Line
between the Gateacre station site and Halewood North Junction. Meet at the former station
entrance gateway on Belle Vale Road, Gateacre (next to the railway bridge). Click for location


10.00 – Saturday 10 June 2017 – Visit to the Wigan Junction Railway at Culcheth –
guided walk along the former Wigan Junction Railway from Culcheth to the site of Newchurch Halt. Meet at the Culcheth Linear Park car park off, Wigshaw Lane (the site of Culcheth station).
Click for location


10.00 – Saturday 24 June 2017 – Visit to North Liverpool Docks –
An opportunity to see the present day railway operations within the north Liverpool Docks and some surviving remnants of the once extensive MDHB system. The visit is members only and is limited to 20 so booking is required. Please contact Paul Wright. Meeting point will be confirmed at a later date.

 






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