Heritage open day

Poppleton Community Railway Nursery is holding a Heritage Open Day and Sale on Saturday 9th September 2017 from 10am-4pm. There will be an opportunity to book a slot to learn to drive our narrow gauge railway engine under supervision. The Lord Mayor of York will make a morning visit. Herbs, alpines, perennials, autumn bedding plants and shrubs will be on sale. Tea, coffee and home made cake will be available.

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Nursery website gets revamp

Nursery web site

The Nursery website has been given a revamp. Andrew Gillat at Cicada Studio in Queensland, Australia has designed a new website using the Joomla Content Management software package. The new website gives better readability on mobile phones and tablet devices as well as more conventional computers. Updating the site is easier as an authorised user can access the site on any device with a network connection - even a mobile phone!

 

 

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National Garden Railway Show at Peterborough

National Garden Railway Show at Peterborough

Bob Brook, David Dawson and Tim Elsworth took the Nursery's model railway to the National Garden Railway Show at Peterborough Arena on 8 April. Over the winter the team has been overhauling and improving the layout for the event.

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Loweco running again

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After several months of frustrating attempts to get Bob Brook's loco Loweco running, Peter Lister has given the engine an overhaul and it is now running successfully.

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Lord Mayor celebrates Nursery's 75th Birthday

75 year banner

On Saturday 10 September the Nursery celebrated the 75 years since the Poppleton Railway Nursery was first located in Poppleton.

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