Announcing LittleLEC 2019—15th and 16th June 2019
LittleLEC- is an annual locomotive efficiency competition for small locomotives weighing 50lb or less dry. This year, the Bracknell Railway Society will be hosting the competition over the weekend of 15th and 16th June 2019 at the Society’s track in Jock’s Lane, Bracknell, which can accommodate 3½”, and 5” gauge locomotives.
Location – Bracknell is a Berkshire town situated between Wokingham and Ascot, and with good access from both the M3 and M4 motorways. The track is in Jock’s Lane park which is located off the B3018 Binfield Road. Use postcode RG12 2BH for Sat Navs (please note Jock’s Lane has a barrier part way down it, there is NO access off the B3408 Wokingham Road.)
The Track – The track is steel section and is 1154 feet in length. The competition will be run clockwise which is the normal running direction. A gradient profile will be sent to all competitors. The steaming bays have a 12v supply for steam raising blowers, the water supply is normally rain water but mains water is available if competitors so wish. Further information about the Bracknell Railway Society can be found here.
Places to stay – There are no camping or caravan facilities at the track, but there are plenty of motels etc in the area. In all cases it is suggested that you make a booking or reservation as soon as you have decided to compete or just want to come along.
LittleLEC explained – All the information about LittleLEC can be found on the LittleLEC Website www.littlelec.co.uk/home
Entry Forms – If you wish to take part in this year’s event, the entry form can be downloaded from either the LittleLEC website www.littlelec.co.uk/home or from the BRS website here or by sending an e-mail request to littleLEC@gmes.org.uk
Closing date for the return of entry forms is 30 April 2019.