WATTRAIN- March 2021 Newsletter Now available online

  • Posted On: 20 April 2021

WATTRAIN- March 2021 Newsletter Now available online  


WATTRAIN March 2021 Newsletter

CER launches the Future is Rail campaign

  • Posted On: 31 March 2021
Today the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) launches its Future is Rail campaign, showing rail as a smarter, cleaner and more connected means of transport in the EU. The kick-off of the campaign comes after the official launch of the European Year of Rail and shares the objective of encouraging more passengers and businesses to see rail as the future of transport.

Share your “rail success stories” to help promote the European Year of Rail.(UIC)

  • Posted On: 24 March 2021

Dear European Members,

To help promote the European Year of Rail, UIC has created a dedicated webpage which brings together a number of initiatives that are planned this year including events, videos and other audio-visual material, articles, press releases and different types of visual content.

HeritageRail Alliance will present its first virtual Spring Symposium on March 23-25, 2021.

  • Posted On: 22 March 2021
Powered by the CrowdCompass app and Zoom, HeritageRail Alliance will present its first virtual Spring Symposium on March 23-25, 2021.  Each day will begin at 1:00 pm Eastern with interactive plenary sessions, and breakout sessions taking place on days two and three.  The Symposium will center on lessons learned in 2020 and how to adapt and apply new practices to recovery efforts in 2021.  The presenters are fellow operating and commercial members and supporters of HeritageRail Alliance who are eager to share their first-hand, on-the-ground experiences and observations since the initial waves of shutdowns in March 2020.


  • Posted On: 22 March 2021

Following the recent Government announcements, we are delighted to say that Seaton Tramway hopes to re-open 12th April at 10am, subject to lifting of government restrictions

Seaton Tramway is pleased to be resuming its tram service from 10am 12th April with trams running every 30 minutes until 5pm. Journey back in time to a golden age of travel and enjoy the panoramic delights of the Axe Valley.

The health and safety of Seaton Tramway’s staff and visitors remain our number one priority. The successful covid safe response which was put in place in 2020 will continue from 12th April in line with Government guidelines. Capacity on trams will be reduced. Hand Sanitising stations will be present at all entrance and exits. The Rule of 6 will be in place until at least 21st June.  Our full covid response can be found