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The UIC Covid-19 Task Force has published a new state-of-the-art entitled “Contamination Rates on Trains”.(UIC)

  • Posted On: 17 December 2020

The latest state-of-the-art document entitled Contamination Rates on Trains, produced by the UIC Covid-19 Task Force with the help of its members, has just been published:

https://bit.ly/2W0ax1N


West Bengal Transport Corporation ( Calcutta Tramways company)..and an appeal!

  • Posted On: 16 December 2020
Kolkata (Calcutta )Tramways is a living heritage site under threat. Historic public transportation system that out-survives trams in many international cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, London, Melbourne. In Calcutta, the tram was established in 1873. This is a unique mass transport system in Asia that was never discontinued....

2021 is the European Year of Rail

  • Posted On: 15 December 2020
2021 is the European Year of Rail. Some of the key objectives will be to promote rail as a sustainable, green, innovative and safe mode of transport and to promote European cross-border partnerships enhancing sustainable tourism, innovation, employment, education, youth, culture and accessibility. This should be a great opportunity for member organisations to share this initiative with their national tourist boards and create a joint marketing initiatives.

Covid-19 & Beyond - Challenges and Opportunities for Cultural Heritage

  • Posted On: 15 December 2020

Europa Nostra has produced an excellent document entitled Covid-19 & Beyond - Challenges and Opportunities for Cultural Heritage:


https://www.europanostra.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/20201014_COVID19_Consultation-Paper_EN.pdf


Mimmi Mickelsen, Chair of the Fedecrail Tramway Group(TG)has written an interesting article on how tramways throughout Europe have fared during the pandemic. https://www.fedecrail.org/en/index_en.html

Heritage Railway Association of the UK and Ireland (HRA) resign from Fedecrail from 1st January 2021.

  • Posted On: 15 December 2020
With the UK transition period coming to an end on 31st December 2020 and after the UK referendum decision in 2016 to leave the EU, the Heritage Railway Association of the UK and Ireland (HRA) has decided to resign from Fedecrail from 1st January 2021. Having been a founding member since Fedecrail’s creation in 1995, the news of its imminent departure has been received with some sadness

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