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Motor Rail Simplex 4wDM 9009
Status:Operational
Livery: War Department Green
Running Number: None
Built: Simplex Motor Rail Ltd
No 9009
Traction Type: Diesel-Mechanical
Transmission: Unknown
Chain Driven
Power Unit: Dorman 4cyl Diesel
Power Output: Unknown
Max Speed: Unknown
Wheel Arr: 0-4-0 Chain Drive
Train Brakes: None
Weight: Unknown
Length: 13' 3"
Height: 10' 4"
Width: 7' 6"
The WD simplex is currently looked after by the Standard 4 Loco Group and is usually visible outside their shed, at the South end of Platform 2 on Bury Bolton Street Station.
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 Thursday 30th June, Friday 1st
and Saturday 2nd July
Day Out with Thomas Saturday 6th and
Sunday 7th August
Autumn Diesel Gala Friday 16th, Saturday 17th and
Sunday 18th September
Day Out with Thomas Saturday 1st and
Sunday 2nd October
DMU Weekend Saturday 12th and
Sunday 13th November

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.