News

Beamish Museum remembers First World War a century on

Beamish Museum remembers First World War a century on

13 May 2016

Crowds flocked to Beamish Museum for its April 7-10 Great War Steam Fair – but the real showstopper for many railway enthusiasts was the first public appearance of Britain’s newest steam locomotive. 

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The tube station that saved the world

The tube station that saved the world

13 May 2016

A ‘lost’ tube station where Winston Churchill may have made key decisions during the blitz is one of the centrepieces of a new series of Hidden London tours. 

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Sea bathers' line marks KESR twinning link

Sea bathers' line marks KESR twinning link

13 May 2016

THE 20th anniversary has been celebrated of a twinning link between heritage lines on opposite sides of the English Channel – England’s Kent & East Sussex Railway and the Baie de Somme Railway. 

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Flying Scotsman comeback helps museum visits soar

Flying Scotsman comeback helps museum visits soar

13 May 2016

THE return of Flying Scotsman has helped boost visitor numbers at the National Railway Museum. 

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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

THE BIESZCZADY FOREST RAILWAY

THE BIESZCZADY FOREST RAILWAY

13 May 2016

Few heritage lines have quite the history of this narrow gauge line in Poland. Andrew Rapacz reports on a successful tourist operation on a railway which has served a number of different European countries since it was built. 

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Competitions

Looking forward to “THE MODEL EVENT” 2016

CLOSING DATE: Friday, 10th June 2016

Fri 17th to Sun 19th June 2016 10am – 5pm Friday & Saturday 10am – 4pm sunday Over 60 of the country”s best layouts will be attending alongside over 40 of the industry”s leading suppliers.

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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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Current Issue: May 5, 2016

Issue May 5, 2016

Flying Scotsman to revisit East Lancashire Railway in October
Too famous to run?
Trespass fears halt 'Scotsman' King's Cross departure
'Great Britain IX' sets off
Crystal Palace steam football special
Broadway appeal flying start

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