Carillion are undertaking a renewals programme of signalling equipment. If anybody is interested in the operational eqipment that is being removed from service, please respond to this post and we can put you in touch with the Renewals Manager.
Plans to safeguard Britain’s railway signalling heritage are being drawn up as part of a thirty-year proposal to modernise and consolidate the activities of hundreds of signal boxes into regional control centres. Network Rail’s operating strategy, announced in July, would … Continue reading
Father’s Day is upon us this weekend so it’s time to work out where to go for Dad’s special day. A good number of heritage railways are holding events on Sunday and some over the weekend. The Bodmin and Wenford … Continue reading
Another bank holiday weekend is upon us and many of Britain’s heritage railways are holding special events. Here’s a list from the Events Diary page of what’s on where: 27 – 30 May 2011 Great Central Railway – Golden Oldies … Continue reading
The Ecclesbourne Valley Railway, connecting Duffield near Derby with Wirksworth, the Gem of the Peak, became fully operational today when His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester travelled the whole line to open the line formally. Arriving by train from … Continue reading
On Saturday 16 April, David Allan, Chairman of Ian Allan Publishing with other judges from the National Railway Heritage Awards, will formally unveil the Ian Allan Publishing Heritage Railway of the Year award that the Helston Railway won in December. … Continue reading
The British Heritage Railways website has undergone a major upgrade and the new website is now in place. The website still includes everything that was there before but has been reorganised and further information has been added. This includes as … Continue reading
The picture of the week on the British heritage railways Homepage is about to be updated with a photo of GWR King class 4-6-0 No. 6024 ‘King Edward I’ at Taunton Station. The picture was originally shown on Trainguy.co.uk on … Continue reading