22 April 2014
An experienced project manager – who also used to control trains running from Hampshire and Surrey into London's busy Waterloo station – has started work on helping the Swanage Railway deliver an historic trial train service to Wareham.
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.
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.
- Covenantor roadshow arrives at York to build new P2
- Talyllyn No. 1 celebrates its birthday
- Seaton Tramway - service suspended after devastating storm
- Blockbuster crowds attend Great Goodbye
- Enjoy dinner and an evening photo session with all six A4s
- Say your last goodbyes in style!
- Only we can run trains on the line - West Somerset Railway
- New steam locomotive No. 2007 Prince of Wales passes first major construction milestone
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!
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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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.
17 January 2013
Two years of meticulous planning finally bore fruit on Sunday, January 13 when a complete Victorian teak train was hauled by Metropolitan Railway E class 0-4-4T No. 1 from Kensington Olympia to Moorgate. The seven-and-a-half-mile trip exclusively carrying VIP guests was the first of a series of groundbreaking public steam trips through the London Underground tunnels, marking the 150th anniversary of the world’s first tube network, as Robin Jones reports, in the second part of a feature which began in Heritage Railway issue 172, on sale on January 17.
Current Issue: Apr 10, 2014
♦ Spring gala bumper 116 page special
♦ West Coast giants Mid-Norfolk stunner
♦ Win G/WR festival tickets
♦ Gresley returns steam to Dawlish sea wall
♦ Gloucestershire Warwickshire: back from the brink
♦ Great Central bridge deck work begins
• Next issue on sale: May 8, 2014