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Boiler & Engineering Skills Training Trust (BESTT) wins £600,00 Lottery Grant

The Boiler and Engineering Skills Training Trust (BESTT), based in Bradford but operating across the UK, has been awarded a grant of £594,300 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for its new Mechanical Overhaul training programme. The programme will attract a more diverse workforce into rail, road and marine steam engine repair.

BESTT is supported by The Heritage Railway Association, The National Traction Engine Trust and the Maritime Heritage Trust.

BESTT press release 05-01-18

Richard Barnes