Heritage Railway Association chairman Brian Simpson presents the Manisty Award for Excellence to Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society chairman Jon Mann watched by (from left) guest speaker Tim Dunn, Talyllyn Railway board member Lis Mann, engineering manager Chris Smith, media creator Luke Ryan, general manager Stuart Williams and Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society member John Robinson.
A Mid Wales railway claimed a major accolade and at the Heritage Railway Association (HRA) Annual Awards in Birmingham earlier this month.
Work is underway to remodel the track layout at Corris Railway Station and construct a new platform before train services on the Mid Wales narrow gauge line resume over Easter weekend.
The Rail and Heritage Account Manager for one of the UK’s leading independent lubricants companies, who died last year, is to be remembered for posterity at North Norfolk Railway (NNR) where he volunteered.
The engineering manager on the Flying Scotsman restoration project at the National Railway Museum has been recruited by leading independent lubricant, oil and grease company Morris Lubricants.
Simon Holroyd, from Halifax, who has helped to restore a series of famous locomotives, has taken up a sales role as Heritage Account Manager with the Shrewsbury-based firm.
Corris and Talyllyn Railways in Mid Wales have rescheduled their 100th Anniversary Gala events for Kerr Stuart locomotive number 4 for September.
The Corris Railway’s Gala Weekend, originally planned for May, will now be held on September 4 and 5.
Mid Wales-based Talyllyn Railway has taken an important step on its journey to becoming carbon neutral by investing in planting trees.
The narrow-gauge heritage railway, which runs between Tywyn and Nant Gwernol, Abergynolwyn, is partnering with Forest Carbon, a company that develops nature-based climate projects in the UK.
The reopening of Talyllyn Railway in its 70th anniversary year has begun.
King’s Café at Wharf Station is open with heated outdoor seating under the main station canopy, as well as further covered space under a pair of marquees.
A project by the world’s first preserved railway in Mid Wales to buy three new train carriages has received a £300,000 boost from the Welsh Coastal Communities Fund.
The £450,000 project will allow Talyllyn Railway, which runs from the coastal resort of Tywyn, to take 155-year-old original carriages out of daily service to preserve as much of their historic fabric as possible.