Heritage Railway

Heritage Railway is the only magazine in its field to concentrate on every aspect of Britain’s wonderful network of preserved railways, whether the motive power be steam, diesel or electric.

Renowned for page after page of news, with hard-won exclusives every month, the magazine also boasts some of the finest atmospheric photography in the business, and well-researched historic features leave no stone unturned.

Regular sections cover main line news, modern day revival scheme, railwayana, tour listings, young volunteers, carriages and wagons, the changeover years (the transitional period from steam to more modern forms of traction), models and much, much more.

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Issue 222
Current issue: 222 – Next issue: 223 – On sale: December 15

Headline News
Heritage Railway readers invited to help complete new Patriot The Unknown Warrior by subscribing to new Tenner for The Tender appeal; Patriot to appear in LMS crimson lake; Chinnor & Princes Risborough extension threatened by eviction move; and BR Standard 4MT No. 76084’s first railtours.hr2220001

Lynton & Barnstaple buys Parracombe ‘obstacle’ house; new trains arrive as Post Office museum Mail Rail gathers pace; West Somerset could buy freehold under new deal; ‘futuristic’ design chosen for new Great Central museum; Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway reaches Worcestershire; gala action from Severn Valley and Swanage railways and NELPG’s 50th anniversary on the North Yorkshire Moors; group campaigns to save Hythe Pier Tramway; autumn ‘Jacobite’ picture special; and Leighton Buzzard opens first purpose-built station.

Main Line News
New festive season ‘Jacobite’ and complete round-up of all Christmas main line tours; Defiant appeal gets £50,000 in a week; Flying Scotsman for Railway Touring Company summer trips; and Sir Nigel Gresley boiler at Llangollen for repairs.

With Full Regulator
Don Benn reports on another outstanding performance by Earl of Mount Edgcumbe.


Railwayana: Geoff Courtney’s regular column.

Centre: Welshpool & Llanfair No. 823 Countess by Robert Falconer.

Main Line Itinerary: Steam and heritage diesel railtours.

Platform: Where your views matter most.

Off the Shelf: Latest book and DVD releases.

Up & Running: Guide to railways running in the autumn.

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