Heritage Railway

Moors project secures £6 million Lottery and government grants

THE North Yorkshire Moors Railway’s £9.7 million‘Yorkshire’s Magnificent Journey’project has been boosted by the news it has been awarded in excess of £6 million in grant funding from two separate sources – with the lion’s share of £4.4 million coming from the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF).

In addition to contributions from local organisations and private donors, the project has also received £1.75 million from the Rural Payments Agency (RPA), an executive agency of the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

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