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Southport Lakeside Miniature Railway

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  1. Ptug65

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    Visited Southport yesterday after a couple of hours at the excellent West Lancashire Light Railway steam Gala and found the Lakeside railway closed and looking in need of a little TLC any ideas if it's shut for good?


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    It was running a few weeks ago when I passed by, what time of day did you pass by, they often finish early it not too busy. Last summer summer I think they were closed quite a few Sundays, but seemed to run most weekdays.
     
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    We were there from about 1:30 until 6 and no sign off life at all. Southport on the other hand and the pleasure land were really busy


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    Should this be moved to the Miniature Railways subforum?
     
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    I was there last week - no sign of life but something had recently run from the sheds to the pier station.
     
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    Its is owned by the owner of the Southport Pleasureland assessment park nowadays, so not sure how linked in its operations it is with the fair.
     
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    If only King George V, Princess Elizabeth and Red Dragon were available...
     
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    King George in service on the Lakeside Miniature Railway in the early 60's
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    Shame it can't be repeated today...
     

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