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...
Ladybank plaque unveiled

Ladybank plaque unveiled

Alongside the multi-million pound schemes, the conservation of railway buildings also includes smaller structures and, to reflect this, the National Railway Heritage Awards has the Supporters Award, supported by the Heritage Railway Association, J. and J. W....
Gleneagles work rewarded

Gleneagles work rewarded

Historically one of the most prestigious stations serving central Scotland was that constructed by the Caledonian Railway to serve the world-famous hotel and gold course at Gleneagles. Prior to the holding of the 2014 Ryder Cup at the golf course, the station...
Restoration of Chelsea Bridge marked

Restoration of Chelsea Bridge marked

The challenging restoration job undertaken by Network Rail on the Chelsea railway bridge across the River Thames was marked on Tuesday 26 April by the formal unveiling of the plaque awarded at the 2015 National Railway Heritage Awards. The bridge was last refurbished...
Scruton takes Railway Heritage Trust Conservation Award

Scruton takes Railway Heritage Trust Conservation Award

The dramatic transformation wrought by the Wensleydale Railway Trust on the long-disused ex-North Eastern Railway station at Scruton, to the west of Northallerton, was recognised on Saturday 16 April 2016 when the Railway Heritage Trust Conservation Award for 2015 was...