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Early 2017 news

Posted by Rupert Connor on Thursday, September 7, 2017, In : General News 
It was only on putting up the previous post that we realised how out of date this blog has become. This is because we now publish regular updates on our KLR Facebook page at (which we believe you can view without signing up to Facebook) and partly because this type of blog no longer enjoys any technical support. Here is a selection things we have been up to recently.
RuarĂ­ has built a locomotive and some wagons. Bodywork for the ...
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The Heywood Society Journal

Posted by Rupert Connor on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, In : General News 

There is an article 'An Introduction to Karen's Little Railway' in the latest issue of The Heywood Society Journal. We were very impressed with the quality and the varied content of this publication. We will be joining the Heywood Society so that we can see more!

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KLR on Facebook

Posted by Rupert Connor on Friday, April 1, 2016, In : General News 
Click the image below to visit the Karen's Little Railway facebook page.

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HMR in Alexandra Park

Posted by Rupert Connor on Sunday, January 17, 2016, In : General News 
Having been involved (before moving to Scotland) in resurrecting the miniature railway in Alexandra Park, Hastings back in 2001, (see the 'Park Railway' section on the 'Our Journey' page on this web site), we are happy to see it continues to develop. The railway has recently been taken over by Hastings Miniature Railway and is due to re-open on February 13th. We wish them every success.

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Sad News

Posted by Rupert Connor on Thursday, June 18, 2015, In : General News 
Sad news reached us today when we discovered that Eric Walker (builder of our steam engine No. 10) passed away last Christmas. We had a lovely time and were warmly welcomed by Eric and his wife Gloria when we enjoyed an inspirational visit to his Kirton Light Railway. Since then we have received much help and encouragement from Eric with building our KLR. We've appreciated Eric's help over the years and he will be sadly missed by us.
There was much more to Eric's life than the building o...
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A Competition Win

Posted by Rupert Connor on Saturday, January 4, 2014, In : General News 
We were pleased to win the PNP Railways Christmas competition with Karen's picture of KLR rails in the snow.

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News Section coming soon!!!!

Posted by Rupert Connor on Sunday, June 17, 2012, In : General News 
Karen will be keeping you up to date with news as soon as RuarĂ­ has taught her how to post a blog

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