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70 Years and 8 Million Miles Later... Amtrak Donates Well-Traveled Sleeping Car to Museum.(Museum of the American Railroad)

  • Posted On: 24 June 2020
When the Budd Company of Philadelphia delivered sleeping car #1417 “Pacific Gardens” to the Union Pacific Railroad in 1950, no one could have envisioned the car lasting well into the next century. Aside from its service on UP’s famed streamliners, the advent of Amtrak in 1971 extended its career another 35 years. The quasi-government corporation absorbed most of the surviving rail passenger cars from the private railroads, and Pacific Gardens was among them.

Museum of The American Railroad: FCS Construction of Frisco wrapped up installation of storm drainage and application of flex-base material for the next phase of track construction.

  • Posted On: 24 June 2020
FCS Construction of Frisco wrapped up installation of storm drainage and application of flex-base material for the next phase of track construction. Work was completed on June 12. The underground storm drainage network is now 90% complete for the overall site engineering design. While not necessarily exciting to talk about, the network is essential for adequate site drainage and prevention of deterioration of thousands of crossties. 

North Norfolk Railway......opening on 8th July 2020

  • Posted On: 24 June 2020

IMPORTANT NEWS

We are thrilled to announce that, following Boris Johnson’s statement earlier today, we will be able to open our doors to the public once again on the 8th July.

24 HOUR TRAM TRIP TO RAISE MONEY FOR HERITAGE TRAMWAY

  • Posted On: 18 May 2020

24 HOUR TRAM TRIP TO RAISE MONEY FOR HERITAGE TRAMWAY

Seaton Tramway is excited to announce its TRAMATHON Fundraising Appeal, which will see a week of live videos streamed online to help raise money for the charity and secure the future of the Tramway and its industrial heritage.

 

From Monday 8th to Friday 12th of June, Seaton Tramway will be going live on Facebook daily, going behind the scenes of the operation and its famous fleet of trams. On Thursday 11th June we will start a 24-hour tram trip continuously between our Seaton and Colyton Stations. This will all be streamed live online for the full 24 hours as we raise money for our charity.


COVID-19: EU Guidance for the progressive resumption of tourism services and for health protocols in hospitality establishments.

  • Posted On: 13 May 2020
 European Commission has set out guidelines to allow the resumption of tourism so that people may be able to stay in hotels, eat in restaurants or go to beaches safely in the coming months despite the coronavirus pandemic.

According to documents seen by Reuters on Wednesday, the EU executive also wants EU governments to take into account personal considerations to allow people to visit family and loved ones who live in different countries in the European Union.

The Commission is also proposing that its restrictions on non-essential travel to the 26-nation Schengen zone should be extended by 30 days to June 15.

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