DURHAM PLAQUE UNVEILED

DURHAM PLAQUE UNVEILED

The North Eastern Railway extended Durham station in the early 1870s and this work included the construction of a waiting room for ladies travelling first class. Long under-used, the space was suffering from water ingress and deterioration before the Ouseburn Leisure...
GOATHLAND PLAQUE UNVEILED

GOATHLAND PLAQUE UNVEILED

Tuesday 15 October 2019 saw the official unveiling of the plaque awarded to the North Yorkshire Moors Historical Railway Trust for work undertaken at Goathland station. The project, which saw the restoration of the waiting room originally constructed by the North...

Local MP unveils Worksop plaque

Worksop railway station has won a National Railway Heritage Award following a £1.1million investment to restore and preserve parts of the station. The prestigious Railway Heritage Trust Conservation Award, which was initially announced at a ceremony held at Merchant...

Work on Carlisle roof rewarded

A second unveiling ceremony was held on Friday 12 July when Will Tanner, Director of Public Relations & Public Affairs UK & Middle East for Bombardier Transportation, unveiled on behalf of the sponsors the plaque awarded to Galliford Try for the massive...

St Pancras fountain plaque unveiled

It is sometimes the smallest structures that can lead to significant restoration projects and a case in point was recognised at the 2018 National Railway Heritage Awards. When the main work was undertaken on the restoration at St Pancras the small drinking fountain,...

Tay Bridge Triumph

The railways face few harsher environments than exposure to all that the sea can provide. Salt water, strong winds and high tides all conspire to cause problems and few places evince this more than the crossing of the River Tay on the approaches to Dundee. The Tay...