Weekly Sunday Engine Switch On at the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse

The Mull of Galloway Trust and South Rhins Community Development Trust are delighted to announce that after 30 years two of the 1955 Kelvin Diesel Engines, which used to create the compressed air to run the Fog Horn at the Mull of Galloway Lighthouse are now operational again.

The Fog Horn, which is located 100 feet below the Lighthouse was last sounded in 1987, a year before the Lighthouse became fully automatic. Specialist services have been appointed to examine the structure of the air tanks and the Fog Horn and it is hoped that this will become operational in the not too distant future too.

Every Sunday (starting 14th May) throughout the 2017 season there will be a demonstration and a switch on of the engines. This will take place between 1pm and 2pm and is included in the admission charge to the Exhibition.

Group bookings are welcome any day of the week by prior arrangement. Enquiries and bookings can be made by Email or Telephone on 01776 840554.

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To check opening times or for more information about this event and others you can contact the Exhibition on 01776 840554 between the hours of 10.00am and 4.00pm and find out more about our events for the year ahead by visiting our website and join us on Facebook and Twitter.

Find out more about our 2017 Events by visiting our Website.


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