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Professor Stephen Hawking travels on the West Somerset Railway

Professor Stephen Hawking travels on the West Somerset Railway

2 September 2014

Professor Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned physicist and best-selling author of A Brief History of Time, visited the West Somerset Railway on Wednesday, August 27.

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Visitors make tracks to Severn Valley Autumn Steam Gala

Visitors make tracks to Severn Valley Autumn Steam Gala

29 August 2014

The stage is set for the Severn Valley Railway’s (SVR) annual Autumn Steam Gala which will see enthusiasts and visitors from all over the country making tracks for the heritage line to experience a railway journey like no other.

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Ffestiniog completes repairs to Talyllyn locomotive

Ffestiniog completes repairs to Talyllyn locomotive

21 August 2014

THE Ffestiniog Railway’s Boston Lodge works has completed urgent repairs to Talyllyn Railway 0-4-2ST No. 1 Talyllyn.

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Ivatt tank steams for first time on Isle of Wight

Ivatt tank steams for first time on Isle of Wight

21 August 2014

Ivatt 2-6-2T No. 41298 has returned to steam on the Isle of Wight Steam Railway.

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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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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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