Saturday, 25 June 2016

Progress Report Saturday June 25th 2016

I am used to writing progress reports on Bank Holidays when the weather was typically cold, wet and possibly windy. Well today went one better and we experienced the four seasons with warm sunshine, torrential rain, hailstones, thunder, lighting and flash flooding! Despite the weather we still enjoyed a fair number of visitors travelling on our scheduled Duffield service. Thanks go to Pat, Chris and Robert who ensured our passengers were well looked after during a monsoon at Shottle and were able to complete their journey safely.

In the training room John B delivered a first aid course to volunteers from the Operations Department. Down the yard the DMU Restoration Group and Tim Oakes et al were gainfully employed on their respective projects. Supporting today's Duffield service were the EVRA Shop, Model Railway and Pullman Buffet.

The attached photo is of 'the Bubble Car' arriving at a stormy Wirksworth Station.