Mull Rail could soon become Loch Lomond Rail. Talks are underway with Scottish Enterprise over an exciting proposal to rebuild the railway at Balloch at…
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Windermere Steamboat Museum, Cumbria – initial support for a £7.4m HLF bid, including £494,000 development funding
On Sunday afternoon, 10th April 2011, four 2-ft Narrow Gauge Garratt locomotives representing the products of four separate manufacturers were steamed together hauling a 35 truck freight train on the private 2-ft Narrow Gauge railway at Sandstone Estates, an agricultural enterprise close to the Lesotho border.
Leicester's Abbey Pumping Station now has all four beam engines in steamable condition.
One of Suffolk’s most important sites of industrial heritage has moved a step closer to a major restoration thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The award of £123,500 will allow the Long Shop Museum to carry out important development work such as architects plans and conservation management to prepare it for stage two of this major project.
Put the date in your diary now for the 2011 Midlands Model Engineering Exhibtion to be held at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, near Leamington Spa (junction of A425 & B4455).