King’s Head Crowned

King’s Head Crowned

Thursday 1 November 2018 saw six members of the committee travel to Huddersfield to see the official unveiling of the plaque awarded to Mykanada Ltd for the work undertaken in converting the northern booking office at the Grade I listed station into the King’s Head...
Horsted Keynes signalling rewarded

Horsted Keynes signalling rewarded

The 2017 National Railway Heritage Awards saw two major signalling schemes on Britain’s preserved railways recognised. Both schemes – on the Bluebell Railway and the North Yorkshire Moors Railway – represented a successful marriage of old and more recent technology to...
Euston plaque unveiled

Euston plaque unveiled

Attendees at meetings often long for the end of the debate but committee members of the National Railway Heritage Awards had a special reason for anticipating the end of the trust’s committee meeting on Wednesday 26 September as the date had been set for the official...
Scruton platform extension gains award

Scruton platform extension gains award

The restored station at Scruton on the Wensleydale Railway is no stranger to winning awards; it gained the Railway Heritage Trust Conservation Award at the National Railway Heritage Awards in 2015. However, due to the low level of the station platform at the restored...
Thrumster plaque unveiled

Thrumster plaque unveiled

The Wick & Lybster Light Railway – located in the far north of Scotland – was a line that disappeared before Nationalisation. However, the successful restoration of one of the route’s surviving structures was marked at the 2017 National Railway Heritage Awards –...
North Yorkshire Moors Railway signalling project rewarded

North Yorkshire Moors Railway signalling project rewarded

One of the most significant issues within railway preservation is to try and improve signalling whilst at the same time not destroying the infrastructure of the historic line. The 2017 National Railway Heritage Awards, announced in December 2017 at Merchant Taylors’...