Julian Birley

Julian is experienced in dealing with the Heritage Lottery Fund and responsible for promoting relationships with other organisations.  He secured the support coach for Tornado and a £48,000 loan for the engine.  He also acquired the required track for Hopetown Works.  Julian is chairman of the Locomotive Conservation and Learning Trust, developing a scheme with the NRM to demonstrate and preserve skills involved with locomotive restoration by restoring J21 65033, subject to a million pound HLF grant.  As director of the North Norfolk Railway he was project director for the Sheringham Level crossing, fundraiser for the Quad Arts, carriage shed and lead the appeal to save Sheringham station from developers.He has been responsible for three successful HLF applications totalling £1.million.  He recently became the owner of the 1902 Quarry Hunslet Alice.