2 April 2015
6 February 2015
Rail Minister Claire Perry MP has made history after riding on the first train to be run under a newly commissioned £3.2 million signalling system that will enable a trial passenger train service between Wareham, Corfe Castle and Swanage.
- Crossrail's Breakthrough exhibition to launch at London Transport Museum
- Bala launches £3 million town centre push
- Swanage Railway breaks passenger records
- Find out how the railways helped win the Second World War
- Back in action! India's Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is fully open again
- Christmas 'Winter Warm Up' steam and diesel day
- North Yorkshire Moors Railway takes Britain's top award
- Ride with us on Mayflower's first main line trip!
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!
11 May 2015
What could be better than glorious spring sunshine over the Isle of Purbeck for a Swanage Railway steam gala? Answer – the presence of BR Standard 7P Pacific No. 70000 Britannia and Southern Railway Schools 4-4-0 No. 925 Cheltenham, writes Robin Jones.
11 May 2015
In the former East Germany, steam locomotive overhauls and new builds are flourishing at a site that can manufacture every component needed for a steam locomotive, including a new boiler.
In March Dave Collier visited the works to find not only the boiler of new-build A1 Pacific No. 60163 Tornado but also more than 30 other locomotives in various stages of overhaul.
Other Feature Articles
CLOSING DATE: Thursday, 4th June 2015
ALL ABOARD! This stunning adaptation of E. Nesbit's classic novel The Railway Children is currently playing at LONDON'S KING'S CROSS THEATRE. Set in a new, purpose built 1,000 seat venue, this breath-taking show features a stage built around a real train track, and a beautiful 60-tonne locomotive that steams into the theatre to delight all ages.
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: May 7, 2015
Deltic on Bluebell
'Evening Star' in GCR action
West Coast: The waiting game
'Great Britain VIII' sets off despite ban
Post Office railway to carry tourists in 2016
Princess Anne wows Severn Valley
Farewell to former NRM head Andrew Dow
• Next issue on sale: June 4, 2015