New look for Mid Norfolk Railway in 2021 running season.

  • Posted On: 31 October 2020
Passengers at the Mid Norfolk Railway during the 2021 running season will be surprised by the changes they will see with new and refurbished rolling stock giving a new look to the railway.

Japanese Museum Sets Up Fund for Preserving Old Steam Locomotives

  • Posted On: 22 October 2020
Inuyama, Aichi Pref., Oct. 20 (Jiji Press)--A Meiji era-themed open-air museum in Aichi Prefecture, central Japan, has launched a fund to seek donations for the preservation of two old steam locomotives that run on its premises.


  • Posted On: 9 October 2020
  • Almost 450 heritage organisations in England, including Seaton Tramway have been awarded cash from the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage
  • Grants of up to £1 million will deliver a lifeline for the heritage sector in England with further support to follow and larger grants for capital projects awarded through the Heritage Stimulus Fund
  • First major tranche of funding from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund

Requesting support for saving the heritage trams of Kolkata.(Calcutta Tram Users Association)

  • Posted On: 2 October 2020

Calcutta Tram Users Association

We are a citizen's forum trying to garner public support for the ailing tram system of Kolkata. Our British origin historic wooden tramcars are being scrapped by the government and we are afraid of losing our historic rolling stock as a result.

UK: Heritage railways react positively to improving safety and the coronavirus pandemic.(Office of Road and Rail)

  • Posted On: 30 September 2020

The non-mainline heritage rail sector has taken steps to improve how it manages safety across its railways and has been praised by the Office of Rail and Road for how it has managed the reopening of its railways since the coronavirus pandemic.

The rail regulator says it supports the action the Heritage Railway Association (HRA) is taking in developing a strategic approach to increasing its capabilities. There has been significant improvements in its leadership to the sector, most visibly by developing and promoting proportionate ways to manage safety risk.