Preview: Issue 291 of Heritage Railway Magazine


Work starts on Darlington’s £35m Railway Heritage Quarter; East Lancashire cuts down on steam to save coal; and ‘no change for Flying Scotsman appearance’ say NRM as A3 prepared for 2023 centenary. You don’t want to miss Issue 291 of Heritage Railway magazine.

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Royal Scot in Bury ‘first’ – double triumph as £12m Buckley Wells depot plans approved

The East Lancashire Railway has excellent reasons for celebrating a landmark February, when, following Bury Council’s green light for plans to develop Buckley Wells into a centre of excellence, sunshine and superb weather made its three-day steam gala headlined by LMS 4-6-0 No. 461000 Royal Scot a stunning success, writes Robin Jones.

Britain’s top young railway photographers named!

Robin Jones reports on the announcement of the winners of the first-ever Young Railway Photographer of the Year competition, with winners and other entries featuring in a landmark 288-page presentation volume.

Worth Valley magic that will never die…

More than 50 years after the release of the hit EMI movie The Railway Children, and ahead of the release of the eagerly anticipated sequel on July 15, Sally Clifford takes us back to Oakworth on the KWVR, where it all began…

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