IN one of the biggest displays of government financial support for rail-related tourism, heritage railways have shared a £1 million grant aid pot following a ‘Dragons Den’-style competition.
£1m government grant aid bonus for heritage lines!
Southern Railway N 2-6-0 No. 31874 undergoing a rebuild in the Swanage Railway”s Herston works. The work is being carried out to main line standards to enable it to work trains into Wareham. ANDREW PM WRIGHT
The Severn Valley, North Yorkshire Moors, Swanage, Chinnor & Princes Risborough, Welshpool & Llanfair Light, Ecclesbourne Valley and Bluebell railways are among 17 organisations that will receive grants ranging from £25,000 to £75,000.
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