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’...
KIRKBY STEPHEN WATER TOWER REWARDED

KIRKBY STEPHEN WATER TOWER REWARDED

One of the more unusual winners at the 2017 National Railway Heritage Awards, announced in December 2017, was the Stainmore Railway Co for its excellent work in reconstructing a water tower and column at Kirkby Stephen East station. Drawing upon elements recovered...
CAMPSEA ASHE STATION AWARD

CAMPSEA ASHE STATION AWARD

Situated on the East Suffolk line is the station called Wickham Market although the building itself is actually in Campsea Ashe. The restoration of the station house, originally designed by the local architect Francis Thompson, by Station House Community Connections...
WEMYSS BAY PLAQUE UNVEILED

WEMYSS BAY PLAQUE UNVEILED

The recent renovation of Wemyss Bay station was judged the ‘best entry’ at the 2017 National Railway Heritage Awards following the award ceremony held at Merchant Taylors’ Hall in London in December 2017. A commemorative plaque was unveiled by Andy Savage, Executive...
Cambridge plaque unveiled

Cambridge plaque unveiled

Tuesday 17 April 2018 saw the official unveiling of the plaque awarded to Greater Anglia for the work completed at Cambridge station in the 2017 National Railway Heritage Awards. The work comprised two distinct – but complimentary – elements. The first was the careful...
Currour plaque unveiled

Currour plaque unveiled

Monday 19 March 2018 saw the formal unveiling of the plaque awarded to Network Rail Property for the work undertaken at the Grade C listed signalbox and station on the West Highland line at Currour. The award, which was announced at the National Railway Heritage...