The 8D Association

Events List.

Please note walks will now be categorised depending on length, distance and terrain.

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.


19.00 - Thursday 6 July 2017 - The Great Central & Midland Joint Railway (Widnes Branch) - A guided walk led by Richard Mercer looking at the course of the GC&MR Joint Railway at Widnes. Very little remains of this line unless you know where to look. Meet in the Widnes Hive car park (the Cinema and Ice Rink off Watkinson Way. Click For Location Easy/Flat/Short

10.00 - Saturday 22 July 2017 - The Birkenhead and Wallesey Dock System - A guided walk by Paul Wright looking at the railways of the once vast dock sysem. There is still a great deal to be seen in this fascinating area. Meet outside Birkenhead Hamilton Square station. The Walk will end outside Birkenhead Park station. Click for meeting point Easy/Flat/Long

10.00 - Saturday 5 August 2017 - Visit to the Windmill Animal Farm Miniature Railway - The railway was set up in 1997. The collection includes rolling stock from the Lakeside Railway at Southport. The Romney Hythe & Dymchurch and the Liverpool Garden Festival Railway. There will be a charge of £4 per person. Meet at Fish Lane, Burscough, Lancashire, L40 1UQ.
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19.00 - Thursday 17 August 2017 - The CLC Helsby to Mouldsworth Branch - A guided walk led by Paul Wright looking at a once important freight route that Survived until relatively recent times. Meet on Manley Lane, Manley. Underneath the railway bridge. Parking is available on Manley Lane just west of the railway. Click For Location Rough/Hills/Medium

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