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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)
Day Out with Thomas Saturday 30th September and
Sunday 1st October
Autumn Steam Gala Friday 13th, Saturday 14th and
Sunday 15th October
Halloween Ghost Trains Thursday 26th, Friday 27th and
Saturday 28th October
DMU Weekend Saturday 18th and
Sunday 19th November
Santa Specials Saturday 25th November
to Sunday 24th December

Covid Safety
Whilst Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted, the ELR encourage passengers observe sensible social distancing precautions. See the ELR Website for the latest details.

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.