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.
- The new narrow gauge record!
- The first 10-coupled engine on a GER suburban line since the 'Decapod' in 1913
- Steam, nameplates, and memories as collectors gather at Sir William's home
- Flying Scotsman on tour
- 'Lizzie' fails to make Derby railtour debut
- Helicopter snaps Scotsman trespassers on camera
- Rebuild green light for Lynton & Barnstaple
- Queen's Award for East Lancashire and Chasewater volunteers
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!
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.
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: June 30, 2016
Helicopter tracks down Scotsman trespassers
Great Central million shares sale boost: Council backs major expansion drive
Lizzie is back
Green lights for Colne Valley, Lynton & Barnstaple and Southwold
Queen'a Award for East Lancashire and Chasewater
• Next issue on sale: July 28, 2016