Rail­way her­itage

The top ten… RAIL casts an ap­prov­ing eye over the win­ning en­tries in the 2016 Na­tional Rail­way Her­itage Awards.

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The an­nual Na­tional Rail­way Her­itage Awards recog­nise and hon­our projects that aim to pre­serve, re­store and brighten up Bri­tain’s rail­ways. This year’s com­pe­ti­tion at­tracted 43 en­tries from pub­lic and her­itage rail­ways in all parts of the UK and Ireland. The win­ners were an­nounced on De­cem­ber 7, with their plaques (and cer­tifi­cates for the other short­listed en­tries) pre­sented by Rail Min­is­ter Paul May­nard.

The full gath­er­ing, at the Mer­chant Tay­lors’ Hall in the City of Lon­don, in­cluded rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the rail­way in­dus­try ( both na­tional and her­itage) and those with con­ser­va­tion in­ter­ests, as well as the en­trants and their guests.

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