Tag: metal thefts

Middleton Railway gets smart water protection

On Saturday 9 June PCSO Mark Edkins from the Business Crime Reduction Unit attended at Middleton Railway Trust to apply Smart water to property after recent thefts. The volunteers at Middleton Railway Trust have been working with the Business Crime Reduction Centre and PCSO Edkins in an attempt to reduce

Middleton Railway fights back against thieves after two more incidents

Middleton Railway – the oldest continuously working railway in the world – is launching a hi-tech fightback against thieves who threaten to wreck south Leeds’ industrial heritage. The railway, which has been running since 1758 and is now run by volunteers,  has been hit by metal thieves over the past 12

Middleton Railway: Metal thieves strike again

Heartless thieves have struck at the heart of south Leeds’ heritage by targeting the Middleton Railway for the second time in under a year. In this latest incident, thieves took between £6,000 to £7,000 of metal from the world’s oldest continuously working railway, which has been running since 1758. Volunteers who now run the