Press Release

A New Guide for the Safe Operation of Passenger Carrying Miniature Railways

The Health & Safety Executive has withdrawn support for HSG216 which was published in 2002. As a result a new group, Passenger Carrying Miniature Railway Safety Group (PCMRSG), has been established with the objective of drafting a new guide for the safe operation of passenger carrying miniature railways. This group presently includes 10¼” Gauge Railway Society, 7¼” Gauge Society, Midland Federation of Model Engineers, Southern Federation of Model Engineering Societies, Northern Association of Model Engineers, Britain’s Great Little Railways and manufacturers/suppliers of passenger carrying miniature railway equipment. For further information please contact one of the above organisations.

Dated 04 May 2017

 

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