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BR Sunday lunch trains revived by Steam Dreams

BR Sunday lunch trains revived by Steam Dreams

20 March 2014

The Steam Dreams revival of BR’s Sunday Luncheon’s finally gets under way on Sunday, April 13 when rebuilt Bulleid Pacific 34046 West Country Braunton pulls out of London’s Paddington en route to Stratford-on-Avon much as Merchant Navy Pacific Clan Line did back in 1985 when David Ward ran the BR luncheons from Marylebone.

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Rail group to map out resilience strategy for Devon and Cornwall

Rail group to map out resilience strategy for Devon and Cornwall

20 March 2014

A rail taskforce pulling together a dozen national and regional organisations has been established, marking the launch of a high-level study that aims to protect a key rail link between Devon and Cornwall against extreme weather.

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Covenantor roadshow arrives at York to build new P2

Covenantor roadshow arrives at York to build new P2

18 March 2014

Hot on the heels of TV presenter James May having made the first part of new-build Gresley P2 2-8-2 No. 2007 Prince of Wales in Darlington Locomotive Works on Thursday, February 20 – as exclusively reported in Heritage Railway issue 187 – a nationwide fundraising initiative kicked off in London at the Landmark Hotel on March 8.

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Talyllyn No. 1 celebrates its birthday

Talyllyn No. 1 celebrates its birthday

11 March 2014

Next year the Talyllyn Railway is celebrating its 150th anniversary, but the celebrations are due to start this year on September 24 with a special event to mark locomotive No.1 Talyllyn’s 150th birthday.

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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

Bluebell – the best in 10 years!

Bluebell – the best in 10 years!

2 January 2014

KNOCKED back senseless! That was Bluebell Railway Preservation Society chairman Roy Watts’ reaction when it was announced that his line has been named Ian Allan Railway of the Decade following the opening of its extension to East Grinstead.

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Competitions

Win! Tickets to Back to Black

CLOSING DATE: Friday, 9th May 2014

Here's an exclusive chance to WIN tickets and a brake van ride at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway's Cotswold Festival of Steam over the weekend of May 24-26, 2014.

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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: Apr 10, 2014

Issue Apr 10, 2014

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♦ Gresley returns steam to Dawlish sea wall
♦ Gloucestershire Warwickshire: back from the brink
♦ Great Central bridge deck work begins

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