Heritage Railway - August 2020
English | 92 pages | PDF
DURINGthe past fourmonths, it seems thatwe have relived every inchof the pioneering days of the heritagerailwaymovement, ifnot the whole 70 years, at lightningspeed. At the startof the year,who in thesectorwould have heardofCovid-19, furlough, social distancing and so on?Yethereweare into the heightof the summer season, and battling ina near-WorldWarThree scenario, our heritage lines have yet again shownthe very best thatour countryhas to proudly offer. Past defining peaks sawthecompletion of the FfestiniogRailway’s LlynYstradau deviation, the opening ofadouble-track heritagetrunk railway and themain line debut ofanewPeppercorn Pacificwhich would laterhit101mph.Nowwehave seen heritage lines big and small not only get to grips with the Government requirements formaking public venues as safe as possible against theCovid-19 virus, but also excelling in doing so.