2 September 2014
Professor Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned physicist and best-selling author of A Brief History of Time, visited the West Somerset Railway on Wednesday, August 27.
29 August 2014
The stage is set for the Severn Valley Railway’s (SVR) annual Autumn Steam Gala which will see enthusiasts and visitors from all over the country making tracks for the heritage line to experience a railway journey like no other.
21 August 2014
THE Ffestiniog Railway’s Boston Lodge works has completed urgent repairs to Talyllyn Railway 0-4-2ST No. 1 Talyllyn.
- Great Central Railway secures £1m of Government money towards reunification project
- By steam to the Scillies!
- Stand by for spectacular scenes in BBC's Casualty
- Three Pacifics for Midsummer day!
- Great Central railway bridge appeal hits half a million!
- Great Central runaway train: first report published
- Swanage Railway volunteers help fund new lifeboat house
- GCR Leicester North museum £10m Lottery bid fails
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.
Other Feature Articles
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: Aug 28, 2014
♦ Win a trip in a HST cab!
♦ London Underground steam spectacular
♦ Mayflower sold
♦ Early autumn galas guide
♦ Moors opens second Whitby platform
♦ West Coast outburst over steam ban
♦ Severn Valley passes 2m miles mark
♦ Aussie monster Beyer Garratt pulls train
• Next issue on sale: September 25, 2014