Past Achievements

EVRA's been busy with projects over the years and has been awarded grants by different organisations, plus has been the beneficiary of large donations from the public

2009 DERBYSHIRE AGGREGATE LEVY FUND £9000

  • Construction of ash pit and dedicated access track

2009 DERBYSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP SCHEME

£263

2007 DERBYSHIRE AGGREGATE LEVY FUND £4114

  • Materials & Equipment for the laying of the Narrow Gauge line under Cemetery Lane Bridge

2007 NATIONAL LOTTERY FUND

£48800

  • Restoration of 'Wee Yorkie Ferrybridge no. 3' Barclay 0-4-0 Steam Engine

2007 DERBYSHIRE DALES DISTRICT COUNCIL

£150

  • Towards construction of Children's Play Area

2007 AWARDS FOR ALL

£9392

  • Uniforms for Guards and Drivers

  • Construction of a Children's Play Area and towards Children's Education/Fun Days in 2008

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2007 AWARDS FOR ALL

£4700

  • Travelling Exhibition for schools, libraries etc

  • An Educational CD-ROM for the Interpretation Coach

  • Hiring a Steam Engine for a Steam Gala

2005 GRANT AID 

£6700

  • Refurbishment of Idridgehay Platform

2004-6 LOCAL HERITAGE INITIATIVE (two grants)

£24972 & £24944

  • For the 'Train Ride to History' project

  • A major 'Interpretation' project involving:

  • Leafleted Walks

  • Interpretation Boards

  • Recording of people who worked in the quarries & on the line

  • Production of a DVD

  • Interpretation Coach at Wirksworth

  • Various Leaflets

2004/5 DERBYSHIRE AGGREGATE LEVY FUND £25500

  • Towards construction of Platform 3 at Wirksworth Station

2004 HERITAGE LOTTERY FUND

£32900

  • Repairs to Platform 1 at Wirksworth Station

2003 DERBYSHIRE AGGREGATE LEVY FUND £22000

  • To build a new platform- Ravenstor - at the top of the incline 

2003 AWARDS FOR ALL

£4700

  • Display Boards in the Information Centre

  • Repairs to the Water Supply for Steam Engines

  • Construction of a Water Crane

  • Conservation of a Tube Wagon into a Carriage suitable for people with disabilities

2003 AWARDS FOR ALL

£3500

  • Purchase of the Information Centre, Wirksworth

  • Purchase of a Tool Store

FURTHER FUNDING

  • In addition, two major donations (£19000 & £10000) have helped fund the cladding of the maintenance shed, purchase replica station lamps, undertake repairs to Hazelwood Bridge and Barnsley Lane Bridge, plus to complete the 'Incline'.

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Coach Restoration
Information Centre Sign
Registered Address:
Ecclesbourne Valley Railway Association
Wirksworth Station
Coldwell Street
Wirksworth
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 4FB
United Kingdom
 
01629 823076.
 
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