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Railways twinned with railways overseas?

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by Axe, Oct 20, 2015.

  1. Axe

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    I'm trying to compile a list of those British Heritage Railways that have secured twinning arrangements with overseas railways.......
    • Bluebell Railway <<>> Museumstoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik (The Netherlands)
    • Bredgar & Wormshill Railway << >> Chemin de Fer de La Valée de l'Ouche (CFVO) (France)
    • Festiniog Railway << >> Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (India)
    • Great Central Railway << >> Zuid-Limburgse Stoomtrein Maatschappij (The Netherlands)
    • Kent & East Sussex Railway << >> Chemin de Fer de Baie de Somme (CFBS) (France)
    • Leighton Buzzard Railway << >> Chemin de Fer Froissy-Dompierre(CFCD) (France)
    • Middleton Railway << >> Stoomcentrum Maldegem (Belgium)
    • Moseley Railway Trust << >> Frankfurter Feldbahnmuseum e.V. (Germany)
    • South Devon Railway << >> Chemin de fer Tounstique du Vermandois (CFTV) (France)
    • Talyllyn Railway << >> Puffing Billy Railway (Australia)
    • Welsh Highland Railway << >> Harzer Schmalspur-Bahnen (Germany)
    • West Lancashire Light Railway << >> Train à Vapeur du Lac de Rillé (AECFM) (France)
    Are there any others?

    Chris
     
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    pmh_74 Well-Known Member

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    I seem to recall that the Ffestiniog was twinned with the CF Vivarais (France) many years ago; not sure if the arrangement persists or not given the elapsed time and all the turmoil the CFV has been through in recent years.


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  3. Selsig

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    I think the Welsh Highland has a twinning in place with the Sandstone Railway in SA as well.
     
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    Leighton Buzzard is also twinned with the Matheran Hill railway in India.
     
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    Matt37401 Resident of Nat Pres

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    Not a railway but isnt 70013 twinned a German loco? Sorry can't remember what one.
     
  6. Charles Parry

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    Noticed a sign in the NRM today saying it was twinned, or something similar, to a railway museum in Japan.
     

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