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New South Wales main line steam Quadrophenia!

New South Wales main line steam Quadrophenia!

1 July 2016

The Hunter Valley Railway Trust is a railway museum in North Rothbury, New South Wales which holds an annual steamfest event which celebrated its 30th anniversary this year over the weekend of April 9-10.  

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Lottery grant will return Jurassic to steam

Lottery grant will return Jurassic to steam

1 July 2016

FORMER Southam cement works Peckett 0-6-0ST No. 1008 of 1903 Jurassic is to be returned to steam thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. 

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Green light for Helston at third time of asking

Green light for Helston at third time of asking

1 July 2016

DESPITE being twice refused planning permission, the Helston Railway has now been given the green light to build a new station at Prospidnick Halt. 

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£1m government grant aid bonus for heritage lines!

£1m government grant aid bonus for heritage lines!

1 July 2016

IN one of the biggest displays of government financial support for rail-related tourism, heritage railways have shared a £1 million grant aid pot following a ‘Dragons Den’-style competition. 

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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

A Century of Beach Life

A Century of Beach Life

1 July 2016

Could the record-breaking success of the Fairbourne Railway’s Centenary of Steam Spring Bank Holiday gala weekend, which saw four of the line’s original 15in gauge engines return to the now-12¼in gauge outfit, pave the way for a new dual-gauge incarnation? asks Michael Whitehouse

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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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