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As lock-down restrictions were further eased on May 17th, activities at Worthy Moor are returning to near normal - subject to the rules below.

June's Picture of the Month




Worth Moor is going to get a station building. The mid-week working party has started
excavating the bank before the point, ready to take the base.

Click here to see previous Pictures of the Month

Rules for visiting Worthy Moor

As before, the following general rules will apply:
  1. The club room must NOT be used by more than six people at any one time.
  2. TDMES will supply hand sanitiser which will be available in the Cathedral and Ladies Looe.
  3. Bring your own PPE for strimming/lawn mowing/maintenance.
  4. If using any of the toilet facilities, please use the wipes provided to clean surfaces and the door handle, and hand sanitise when leaving.
  5. Spray disinfectant or bleach to sterilise surfaces and machinery is provided and must be applied to equipment before use.
Worthy Moor running days
  1. Attendance at Worthy Moor is restricted to members and their family bubble only. NO GUESTS.
  2. Committee members are tasked with "policing" the guidelines and will act as necessary (Including asking offenders to leave!)
  3. A Track Marshal shall be appointed for each running day. Please respect his instructions.
  4. Only one locomotive can be prepared on each steaming bay. Please use the far end of the steaming bay so that distance can be maintained.
  5. Steam locomotive operators must access water and coal themselves, and wear gloves.
  6. Locomotives (steam or electric) can only join the track when authorised to do so by the Track Marshall and must leave the track when requested.
  7. A maximum of four locomotives can operate on the track at any one time.
  8. The club's riding cars may be used, but they MUST be wiped clean before and after use.
  9. No passengers are allowed EXCEPT for members of the drivers' family bubble.
  10. Only one person (and their bubble members) is permitted to drive a locomotive. This includes non-steam locomotives.



Last updated on 24th May 2021