News

Mixed trains back on Welshpool & Llanfair

Mixed trains back on Welshpool & Llanfair

6 June 2016

THE Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway has reintroduced mixed passenger and freight trains, a traditional feature from the line’s past. 

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Rippingale station for sale - includes engine!

Rippingale station for sale - includes engine!

6 June 2016

A CLASSIC GNR country station is being offered for sale – complete with a steam locomotive alongside the platform. 

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Apedale trenches remember the Battle of the Somme

Apedale trenches remember the Battle of the Somme

6 June 2016

BRILLIANT sunshine brought crowds flocking to Staffordshire’s Apedale Valley Light Railway during the weekend of May 13-15 for the second First World War-themed Tracks to the Trenches event. 

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Spring diesel gala breaks all records

Spring diesel gala breaks all records

6 June 2016

THE Severn Valley Railway’s spring diesel gala held over May 19-21, was arguably the biggest and most extensive event of its kind held in the heritage era.  

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Podcasts

Episode 3 - The Great Goodbye

28 February 2014

Welcome to episode three of the official Heritage Railway magazine podcast. In this episode, Alex Lewczuk speaks to Geoff Thompson, Brian Sharpe and Robin Jones about the hype surrounding the Great Goodbye at Locomotion - The National Railway Museum at Shildon. Plus an EXCLUSIVE interview with Tim Godfrey, grandson of the one and only Sir Nigel Gresley!

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Feature Articles

A camping coach holiday 1966

A camping coach holiday 1966

6 June 2016

Fifty years ago, a remarkable variety of steam power was still in control of passenger and freight workings in the North-West. Trevor Gregg looks back to a camping coach holiday at Grange-over-Sands. 

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Videos

Six A4s - The Great Gathering

4 July 2013

Celebrating the return of the six remaining A4s a the York National Rail Museum, July 3, 2013.

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Current Issue: June 2, 2016

Issue June 2, 2016

Swindon & Cricklade 'Thumper' gutted in arson attack
Network Rail 'off-on' Scotsman tour fiasco
GC Bridge
: Contractors appointed
Severn Valley opens dedicated diesel depot
First World War Tracks to the Trenches stunner
Merchant Navy Peninsular & Oriental SN Co Launched

 

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