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LYR Goods Workings and The LYR & LNWR Amalgamation

Lanky Day Out 2022 (Members)

The LYR/LNWR Amalgamation Event – ELR on June 18th

Virtual Museum launched

There’s lots to see and much more to come!

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Lanky Day Out 2021

Noel Coates narrates a series of atmospheric photos recording an imaginary journey from Bacup to Blackpool (will open a new YouTube window). 

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