× Home Events Loco Roster Fleet Info Driver Experience Route Info Visitor Info Volunteering Contact

ELR Website

Planet 4wDM No3438
Status:Static Exhibit
Livery: Unbranded Benzole Blue
Running Number: None
Built: FC Hibberd & Co Ltd
No 3438/1950
Traction Type: Diesel-Mechanical
Transmission: 3-Speed Gearbox
Chain Driven
Power Unit: National Diesel DA6
Power Output: 75 HP
Max Speed: Unknown
Wheel Arr: 0-4-0 Chain Drive
Train Brakes: None
Weight: 18 Tons
Length: 17' 11"
Height: 9' 11"
Width: 7' 7"
The Planet 4wDM is a former National Benzole Mixture Oil Company locomotive. It is currently on static display in the yard outside Bury Transport Museum and has been repainted as of mid 2020. The loco is effectively runnable but requires some TLC before that would be possible.
ELR Events

There are a wide range of events at the East Lancashire Railway ranging from Family and Education, Re-enactments, Sci-Fi, Transport and Collector's Fairs.

Selected events are shown below. See the ELR Website for the full event schedule.

Event Date(s)
Summer Diesel Gala
With guests 20066 and 37425 courtesy of HNRC, 26007 courtesy of Kozzy Rail and 47830 courtesy of Freightliner
Thursday 27th, Friday 28th
and Saturday 29th June
Day Out with Thomas Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th August
Autumn Diesel Gala Friday 13th and Saturday 14th September
Day Out with Thomas Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th October
Autumn Steam Gala Friday 11th, Saturday 12th
and Sunday 13th October
DMU Weekend Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th November

All events subject to availability
While every effort will be made to ensure events take place as advertised, rostered locos or units are available and running to the advertised timetable, the ELR reserves the right to cancel or terminate without prior notice.

ELR Website
Check out the ELR Website for the full event schedule.