Archive for category: Heritage

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway: Digging for Victory Appeal

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, that goes between Toddington and Cheltenham Racecourse, is about to start work on a £670,000 project to repair its collapsed embankment, but they still need over £170,000 more to complete the work. The popula...
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Station receives $200,000 heritage boost

Yarra Glen railway station has received a $200,000 heritage grant, Minister for Consumer Affairs Michael O’Brien and Member for Seymour Cindy McLeish recently announced. Mr O’Brien said the grant was one of 13 community projects around Vict...
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Swanage Railway volunteers carry out major drainage system replacement work

Dedicated Swanage Railway volunteers and staff are carrying out major £100,000 drainage system replacement work at Swanage station – the first time such extensive work has been carried out at the Victorian terminus since the steam days of British Ra...
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Record visitor numbers at Kent & East Sussex Railway

Kent’s best loved steam railway, The Kent & East Sussex Railway in Tenterden, welcomed 100,000 visitors in 2011. This is an increase of 7% on 2010′s numbers. The railway’s General Manager Graham Baldwin said: “We are delighted that in t...
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