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Six guests for big WSR Somerset & Dorset gala

Six guests for big WSR Somerset & Dorset gala

20 January 2016

The West Somerset Railway’s big Somerset & Dorset 50th anniversary of closure gala now has five historically-appropriate visiting locomotives in place – with talks underway for up to two more. 

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Railwayana record may fall as Flying Scotsman nameplate set for auction

Railwayana record may fall as Flying Scotsman nameplate set for auction

20 January 2016

WHAT is arguably the world’s most iconic steam locomotive nameplate will be going under the hammer on February 9 in an auction that is expected to attract international interest and is tipped by some to set a global railwayana record. 

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Royal Scot set for main line ticket

Royal Scot set for main line ticket

20 January 2016

Lineside interest rapidly grew apace when it became known that LMS 4-6-0 No. 46100 Royal Scot was set to make main line light engine proving runs from Crewe to Carnforth and return, plus a loaded test trip around the West Coast circuit in late December. 

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The legend lives again!

The legend lives again!

20 January 2016

On A dull Wednesday evening, January 6, global railway icon Flying Scotsman eased out of its Bury restoration base and undertook its first test runs along the East Lancashire Railway’s Heywood extension.  

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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

Bleak, isolated - and site of an LNER terminus and MPD

Bleak, isolated - and site of an LNER terminus and MPD

20 January 2016

The Rosedale branch was very close to the North Yorkshire Moors line. Geoff Courtney delves into the history of a a remote railway outpost that closed down in the 1920s.
 

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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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