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Colne Valley Railway to move

CVR to close – another for the list of lines to visit

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002-castle-hedingham-2199-victoryGood afternoon,

Last night we learnt of the sad news coming of the Colne Valley Railway. Members were devastated when the railway’s management broke the news at the preservation society’s AGM last weekend that the railway will close once its lease expires on December 31 unless it can find a new home or come to a deal with the current landowner

Historic railway hunts for new home

from the Suffolk Free Press, suffolkfreepress.co.uk, @sfpsudbury on Twitter

The Colne Valley Preservation Society, a registered charity, provides a museum, complete with demonstration railway, detailing the history of the original Colne Valley and Halstead Railway, as well as its effect on the surrounding local communities.

The decision to find a new location for next year comes after the landowner decided that the railway no longer formed part of his plans for the site.

Paul Lemon, chairman of the society, said the volunteers were…

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