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Great Central Railway secures £1m of Government money towards reunification project

Great Central Railway secures £1m of Government money towards reunification project

8 July 2014

The Great Central Railway has secured one million pounds of funding from the Government's 'Local Growth Deal' as part of an £80m allocation to the Leicester & Leicestershire Local Enterprise Partnership.

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By steam to the Scillies!

By steam to the Scillies!

1 July 2014

Imagine a land where there are no railways – just wonderful sandy beaches, tropical gardens and vegetation, deep blue unpolluted seas and plenty of spring flowers! What could be better than travelling there – behind a classic steam locomotive from London?

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Stand by for spectacular scenes in BBC's Casualty

Stand by for spectacular scenes in BBC's Casualty

26 June 2014

The Great Central Railway has a starring role on television this weekend. Producers of BBC TVs long running hospital drama Casualty turned to the GCR for its realistic Main Line looks when it needed to stage a dramatic rail crash.

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Three Pacifics for Midsummer day!

Three Pacifics for Midsummer day!

12 June 2014

Steam Dreams is celebrating June 21, the longest day, by running three separate ‘Cathedrals Express’ itineraries in one day!

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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: July 3, 2014

Issue July 3, 2014

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♦ Win a North Yorks Moors steam driving course
♦ Bunch trio move to Swanage
♦ New P2: Rolling chassis in early 2015!
♦ Nick Owen - newsman and railwayman!
♦ Tangmere con rod report released
♦ MBE for Bluebell stalwart
♦ Steam trip beats firemen's strike by one minute!

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