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Moseley Railway Trust scoops double win at Heritage Railway Association Annual Awards

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The Moseley Railway Trust is delighted to announce a double win at the recent Heritage Railway Awards.

Presented at the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry(MOSI) on 7 February, these awards recognise achievement by Heritage Railways.The Moseley Railway Trust was award the John Coiley Award; this recognises achievements in locomotive restoration, and was awarded to mark the completion of the rebuild on a 1916-built Hudswell Clarke locomotive no.1238.

This locomotive, built in Leeds, will be one of the centrepieces of the May 16 and 17 Locos from Leeds gala at Apedale.The Moseley Railway Trust was also jointly awarded the Heritage Railway Association Annual Award for Small Groups, sharing this award with Northern Ireland’s Downpatrick and County Down Railway.The Moseley Railway Trust won the Small Groups award in recognition of the September 2014 Tracks to the Trenches event, which marked the centenary of the start of the First World War.

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