Heritage Railway

Just reward for a mission beyond impossible!

CHRISTMAS has deservedly come early for the 1903 NER Electric Autocar Trust, and not before time. Yet again, I cannot praise highly enough the efforts of those who rediscovered one of the world’s most historically important passenger vehicles and against a sea of ‘insurmountable’ difficulties, rebuilt it to running order – and with an appropriate trailer too.

Now it has just been awarded the

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