The 8D Association

Events List.

09.00 & 09.20 - Saturday 4 August 2018 - 8D Association visit to the Churnet Valley Railway -
A trip by heritage bus with pick up points at Warrington Bank Quay station (09.00) and Widnes Victoria Square (09.20). The bus will be part funded by the association but there will be a £5 charge per person, payable upon booking. Bookings are via 8D member Neil Wilson, please contact myself through the sites e-mail or one of the committee members for Neil's contact details. Places are still available.

12.00 Saturday, 11th August 2018 - 50th Anniversary 'Rail Ale Trail' around St Helens. The regular walk around some local public houses (were possible include Rail theme), tasting the ale as we go along including a propose visit to 'Coniston Brewery' to see how the local ale is created. As it happens coincides with the 50th Anniversary of BR Farewell to Steam, so a good reason to celebrate and reminisce may be? Meet at St Helens Central Station (ex Shaw Street). Click for location.

19.00 - Tuesday 14 August 2018 - The CLC Winsford & Over Branch - A guided walk led by Paul Wright along part of the course of the CLC branch. Meet at Whitgate Station, Clay Lane Whitegate. Easy effort/Medium distance. Click for location.

11.00 - Sunday 2 September 2018 - Visit to Warrington & District Model Engineering Society
- Another opportunity to enjoy the fantastic miniature railway of the Warrington Model Engineers at Daresbury. The Society will have a number of locomotives in steam and members will get the opportunity to ride behind them. Access is via a farm gate on the Chester Road in Daresbury Village. The gate is located on the east side of the road to the south of Daresbury Primary School. Click for location.

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