RIPON & District LIGHT RAILWAY

 

Visits to other railways by Lister loco 50191:  
1988 - Loaned to Graham Warner's Poppleton Nursery Railway
The Lister would squeeze through the limited clearance between greenhouses where other locos were too wide
1991 - Visited Tim Hall's North Ings Farm Railway on his open weekend
1991 - Visited Lister-Petter Rally at Dursley, Gloucestershire
Also present were the Sussex Industrial Museum's Lister from Amberley and the early petrol-engined Lister belonging to Mike Stokes, the then editor of Narrow Gauge News
14lb/yd rail on wooden sleepers; static display only because of insurance situation
1992 - Visited Tim Hall's North Ings Farm Railway on his open weekend
1993 - Visited the Leicester Museum of Technology
Also present was the Lister from the Cadeby Light Railway
Events attended by Lister loco 50191 and portable rail:  
1987 - Masham Traction Engine Rally
Lister 50191 and Allens' skip wagon
14lb/yd rail on wooden sleepers
Set up inadvertently on site of former Leeds Corporation Leighton Reservoir Railway (Masham-Colsterdale)
1989 - "Water Aid" event, Elvington Water Works, York
Lister 50191 with coach on kiln car chassis
20lb/yd Jubilee track laid straight on level grass
600 passengers carried over two days
Public liability insurance
1989 - Ripon Old Cars Rally
Lister 50191 and 2 Hudson skip wagons
14lb/yd rail on wooden sleepers
Static display only because of insurance situation
Other exchanges, &c:  
Spring 2003 - loan of Decauville Bascule in need of restoration work
 

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