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Headline sponsor announced for top awards

Leading steam locomotive lubricant producers Hallett Oils have been announced as the headline sponsor for the Heritage Railway Association’s 2023 Annual Awards. The Derbyshire-based high-performance lubricant specialist has signed up to be headline sponsor of the biggest awards event in the heritage rail world for the second year running. The agreement will see Hallett Oils take a prominent roll in the HRA Annual Awards 2023 and its glamou...

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Awards see strongest sponsor interest ever

Nearly half of the categories in the 2023 HRA Annual Awards have now had sponsors confirmed, the strongest early interest the event has ever seen. Top categories including the new ‘Railway of t...

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Deadline extended for awards entries

Two extra weeks have been given for entries to the Heritage Railway Association Annual Awards after a string of requests. A new closing date of Tuesday, January 3, 2023 has been set for entries to th...

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Coal decision given cautious welcome 

Planning consent for a new mine in Cumbria has been cautiously welcomed by the Heritage Railway Association as evidence of a more mature narrative on coal.  The heritage rail sector is a small b...

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Safety and business focus helps conference hit right note

The biggest and best attended Heritage Railway Association conference ever has led to new agreements on sharing safety information among heritage railways and discussed ways to meet the enormous finan...

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Urgent energy bill survey

UPDATED 19 October The Heritage Railway Association is urging all of its members to respond as soon as possible to a government survey on energy costs, the deadline for which has now been extended by...

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Hendy to headline HRA conference

Sir Peter Hendy will be the keynote speaker at the Heritage Railway Associations’ annual conference this November, leading a field of some 23 speakers and contributors across a two-day event.&nb...

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