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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)
Storm The Castle
with 4079 Pendennis Castle
Wednesday 10th to Sunday 14th April
Western Region Weekend
featuring D9531, D7076, D832, 45108 and 50015 alongside 4079 Pendennis Castle
Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April
Storm The Castle
with 4079 Pendennis Castle
Saturday 20th, Sunday 21st,
Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th April
Day Out with Thomas Saturday 4th, Sunday 5th
and Monday 6th May
Vintage 1940s Weekend Saturday 25th, Sunday 26th and
Monday 27th May
Summer Diesel Gala 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.