KINGSCOTE PLAQUE UNVEILED

KINGSCOTE PLAQUE UNVEILED

The plaque awarded to the Bluebell Railway for the careful restoration of the signalbox at Kingscote and its associated signalling equipment has been formally unveiled on the railway. The ceremony was held on 3 May 2017. Overcast skies and a slight drizzle in the wind...

Stoke-on-Trent plaque unveiled

The first of the plaques presented at the 2016 National Railway Heritage Awards ceremony held in London on 7 December 2016 was formally unveiled at Stoke-on-Trent station on Friday 10 March 2017. The London Underground Operational Enhancement Award was made to Virgin...
Rail Minister presents the 2016 Awards

Rail Minister presents the 2016 Awards

The Taylor Woodrow Partnership Award was made to the Port of Dover for their sympathetic conservation of the former Dover Marine Station Building for continuing use as a cruise terminal. The Great Western Railway Craft Skills Award, recognising the best use of...
Farringdon plaque unveiled

Farringdon plaque unveiled

At the 2015 National Railway Heritage Awards, the entry that the adjudicators saw as the most impressive in that year’s competition was the restoration work undertaken on the roof at Farringdon station by London Underground Ltd. The plaque, presented to LUL at the...
Wakefield Kirkgate transformation recognised

Wakefield Kirkgate transformation recognised

Once described as ‘the worst medium-large station in Britain’ by Lord Adonis, recent work has seen the once near derelict railway station at Wakefield Kirkgate transformed. In 2011 work started on a project to restore the Grade II listed station; the work would...
Ropley Waiting Room honoured

Ropley Waiting Room honoured

The National Railway Heritage Awards honour the work done on a wide range of railway buildings; this can run from the massive schemes for major termini through to small wayside halts. One area that the awards have always highlighted is the important role of the...