But it’s a good start! Our Roving Reporter was out and about on a wet Saturday to follow up on their earlier report of the 1st of June when the team completed the two troughs on the bridge for planting. The team were back adding the topsoil in preparation for planting. Read more about Ok, It’s Not Exactly The Hanging Gardens Of Babylon…..[…]
From this to this ……….. Doesn’t it look lovely? Well done to the team that spent the last two Thursdays mixing and pouring the concrete. Just the point levers and a set of blades to complete the circuit.
Our Secretary reports that Thursday, 31 May was a memorable day at Almondell. Not only was the bridge top completed, but at long last the level crossing has been completed too. Robert thought that he would share these photos with us as over the past few weeks he has been continually asked: ‘When are Read more about The Final 20’……[…]
Would you like to see a driver’s eye view around Circuit ‘C’ on YouTube? Then please click the image. The video was taken in May 2018 and there is all but six panels of track required to complete the circuit. Some are getting impatient!
Phil has sent this report to the News Desk of the activities over the weekend of the 11th to the 14th of May…… Thanks to the generosity of Gordon Bow, Plant Hire of Broxburn we had use of an 8 ton digger and 6 ton dumper for a long weekend. We put it to good Read more about A long Weekend….[…]
Hard work pays off! Peter Arnold, AMEC Funding and PR Manager, has been working behind the scenes speaking with The Levenseat Trust. This an independent, not-for-profit organisation which can provide funding for community, heritage and biodiversity projects around Scotland through the Landfill Communities Fund and Scottish Landfill Communities Fund. Peter has been talking to them Read more about Levenseat Trust Award[…]
Our Roving Reporter was out enjoying the warmer weather recently and he has submitted these pictures to the News Desk…… Mark had the mini digger out on the South side of the cutting C2 to reduce the slope angle to prevent any future difficulties with land slips. Now this has been completed the trackbed can Read more about Almondell Progress[…]
Dale Lyons, Director of Concrete Scotland – ExpLearn has run the first two Rail WorkX events for young people to learn how the railway track is formed. Pupils from The Braes High School and Larbert High School were on site at Almondell on the 26th & 27th constructing between 20 & 30 metres of track. Read more about Railway WorkX[…]
In November our Roving Reporter wrote about the efforts of the Livingston Rotary Club planting hundreds of Crocus bulbs to brighten the site in Springtime. On Saturday our Roving Reporter was at Almondell enjoying the Spring sunshine and warm temperatures after the ‘Beast from the East’ had retreated and he had his camera. Crocuses are Read more about And Yet I Find You Planting Here – The Sequel[…]