WATTRAIN December 2020 Newsletter now available.

  • Posted On: 19 January 2021
WATTRAIN December 2020 Newsletter now available


  • This edition of the WATTRAIN Newsletter focusses on WATTRAIN’s newest members in India.
  • The following Press release and testimonials outline the vision of the creators and supports of TRAM World Kolkata. 
  • We take a look at preparations and activity at the Railway At The End Of The World. 
  • And keep updated on Sustainable Steam projects

The UIC Covid-19 Task Force has published a new state-of-the-art entitled “Contamination Rates on Trains”.(UIC)

  • Posted On: 17 December 2020

The latest state-of-the-art document entitled Contamination Rates on Trains, produced by the UIC Covid-19 Task Force with the help of its members, has just been published:

West Bengal Transport Corporation ( Calcutta Tramways company)..and an appeal!

  • Posted On: 16 December 2020
Kolkata (Calcutta )Tramways is a living heritage site under threat. Historic public transportation system that out-survives trams in many international cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, London, Melbourne. In Calcutta, the tram was established in 1873. This is a unique mass transport system in Asia that was never discontinued....

2021 is the European Year of Rail

  • Posted On: 15 December 2020
2021 is the European Year of Rail. Some of the key objectives will be to promote rail as a sustainable, green, innovative and safe mode of transport and to promote European cross-border partnerships enhancing sustainable tourism, innovation, employment, education, youth, culture and accessibility. This should be a great opportunity for member organisations to share this initiative with their national tourist boards and create a joint marketing initiatives.

Covid-19 & Beyond - Challenges and Opportunities for Cultural Heritage

  • Posted On: 15 December 2020

Europa Nostra has produced an excellent document entitled Covid-19 & Beyond - Challenges and Opportunities for Cultural Heritage:

Mimmi Mickelsen, Chair of the Fedecrail Tramway Group(TG)has written an interesting article on how tramways throughout Europe have fared during the pandemic.