The Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway
Winthorpe, near Skegness

Following closure of the LCLR at Humberston in 1985 the stock and trackwork were initially stored
adjacent to the Lincolnshire Railway Museum (now closed) at Burgh-le-Marsh near Skegness.

In 1995 a small band of volunteers, most of whom had been involved with the railway in the 1960`s at Humberston,
began working on a new site for the railway at Skegness Water Leisure Park in Winthorpe, Skegness,
 relaying the track and building a 5 road storage shed, with a view to restarting passenger services.


The LCLR station site at Winthorpe showing run round loop and platform foundations
on left of track. The 5 road storage shed is seen in the distance - 2nd December 2001.


The running line meandering gently towards Skegness - 2nd December 2001


Site for south loop - track and pointwork being assembled - 2nd December 2001


Sleepers and materials being off-loaded from wagons at the south loop site - 15th June 2002


Small ballast being laid on the waterproof membrane prior to sleeper positioning.


Mr William Woolhouse (left), who originally brought the railway to Humberston,
surveys the new work at Winthorpe on 15th June 2002


A "Jim Crow" being used to gently smooth the rail
curves by a Worth Valley member - well narrow gauge
is much more manageable! April 2003


The locos "Wilton" (left) & "Major" (right) in undercoat awaiting application of "Regatta" blue
gloss topcoat. Trackside vegetation clearance also in evidence on a sunny September 2003 morning.


Signwriting the class D bogie wagon on 16th July 2005. This vehicle is part of the LCLR
Historic Vehicles Trust collection, previously on show at the Museum of Army Transport in Beverley.
 

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