A very lovely sunny day saw a pleasant number of passengers wend their
way down the valley on our trains, and the buffet did a nice steady
The sun brought out a rash of painters, and painting took place on the
class 31, the station fence at Shottle, the Model Railway Container and
the Information Room at Wirksworth.
Down the yard the LMS brake van gained a new window sill and the DMU
team trimmed their parts rather neatly in the middle compartment of the
Also at Shottle, the platform and nearby areas continued to be cleared
of various detritus, moss and weeds, and Shottle also gained its first
platform bench in 65 years amongst much other preparatory work.
All the best,