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  • Light Railway steam gala to be held this weekend

    Danielle Thompson

    THE free family-friendly West Lancs Light Railway Steam Gala will be held this weekend.

    The event will run from 11am-11pm this Saturday (August 10) and from 11am-5pm Sunday (August 11) at the railway on Station Road in Hesketh Bank.

    With free parking, there will be ride-all-day tickets available and the  gala will comprise of three steam trains running a frequent service, diesel trains and chance to drive a diesel train, children's fairground rides and a roundabout.

    There will also be interactive children's toys, vintage bus rides, steam tractors, stationary engines, a bouncy castle, displays by Southport engineers Mamod models in steam, and a large marquee featuring an all-day bar, cakes and tombola.

    Tickets are also available for the evening entertainment ‘The Swinging Bricks’ with food and local and guest ales. These cost £10 and can be booked by emailing revansmodex@hotmail.co.uk


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