THE Railway Heritage Trust (RHT) supported 65 restoration and conservation projects during 2017/18, with grants worth £2.15million. Further partnership funding from organisations, including the Department for Transport, the Scottish Government, train operators, local authorities, private companies and community groups, added another £2.9m across the country. Of the 69 grants awarded by the RHT in 2017/18,…
SWITZERLAND’s leading metre gauge heritage railway and museum at Blonay-Chamby, near Lausanne, celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018. The museum and the 3km line began operation in 1968 after closure of the line by operator Chemins de fer électriques Veveysans (CEV), but it retains overhead DC electrification, enabling operation of historic electric trains as well…
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