Here are the current projects that EVRA is working on and that need your help and support.
Steam Locomotive “Brian Harrison” No. 3
The Association’s steam locomotive “Brian Harrison” No.3 has begun is 10-year overhaul following the expiration of its boiler certificate. This is the first steam locomotive which was restored and operated by the Association.
Its brother locomotive "Henry Ellison" is currently the only steam locomotive which is operational that is looked after by the Association.
The Association would like to return this reliable locomotive to service as soon as possible to cover the demands of the 2020 season. Click 'here' to discover more.
Steam Locomotive “Cathryn” No. 102
The Association’s third steam locomotive “Cathryn” is well into its restoration, and once completed it could provide a regular steam service between Wirksworth and Duffield.
Take a look ‘here’ for more details and how to contribute to see this projects resolution and the latest progress.
New Station Building at Wirksworth
The Ecclesbourne Valley Railway Association has been in the process of constructing a brand new station building at Wirksworth.
This is a major undertaking with a range of fundraising initiatives ongoing to help raise the £500,000 required for construction.
Please see 'here' to see how to help donate towards this extensive project.
British Railways Mk1 Coaches
The Association is the custodian of five ex-British Railways Mk1 carriages. Four of which are frequently used on the railway. Their regular use transporting the ever increasing visitor numbers requires constant upkeep to maintain them
in a safe and working condition for our visitors delight.
There is a further carriage which is currently under restoration and we are looking to bring it into traffic in the future.
Click ‘here’ to out more about them.