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Back in action! India's Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is fully open again

Back in action! India's Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is fully open again

22 December 2014

After a gap of over four years normal train services are to resume on India’s world-famous Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. The first train from Siliguri to Darjeeling will depart from Siliguri Junction on December 25.

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Christmas 'Winter Warm Up' steam and diesel day

Christmas 'Winter Warm Up' steam and diesel day

16 December 2014

Classic steam and diesel locomotives – together with a nostalgic freight train – will be running through the Isle of Purbeck countryside thanks to a special 'Winter Warm Up' mini-gala day being staged as the perfect way to blow out the Christmas cobwebs.

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North Yorkshire Moors Railway takes Britain's top award

North Yorkshire Moors Railway takes Britain's top award

15 December 2014

The North Yorkshire Moors Railway has taken the top honours in the 2014 Heritage Railway Association awards.

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Ride with us on Mayflower's first main line trip!

Ride with us on Mayflower's first main line trip!

5 December 2014

LNER B1 Mayflower is to make its official main line passenger-carrying comeback on Steam Dreams’ ‘Cathedrals Express’ on February 14 (Valentine’s Day). However, you could take a trip behind the LNER apple-green classic through East Anglia three days before – exclusively with Heritage Railway!

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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

Bluebell – the best in 10 years!

Bluebell – the best in 10 years!

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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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: Dec 18, 2014

Issue Dec 18, 2014

Complete Xmas & New Year Event Guide

Now all-new bridge to link Great Centrals

Steel, Steam & Stars IV: the complete line up!

Prairie marks comeback with real freight!

Farewell to lensman Michael Mensing

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