Preview: Issue 295 of Heritage Railway magazine

Mid-Norfolk Railway runs first trains north of Dereham; National rail strikes stop charter trips; and M&GN Society acquires Gresley brake coach for LNER carriage set. You don’t want to miss issue 295 of Heritage Railway magazine.

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When the Cotswolds became the Mendips

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway had to wait two years to hold its Somerset & Dorset Remembered-themed Cotswold Festival of Steam, but the three-day event over The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend was a resounding success, reports Robin Jones.

Jubilee weekend steams to success

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee four-day bank holiday weekend saw crowds flock to heritage lines throughout the country to join in with a rich variety of celebrations to thank Her Majesty for her 70 years of loyal service on the throne.

From red squirrels to otters via steam train!

For animal lovers, the South Devon Railway is a must – with the Totnes Rare Breeds Farm at one end, Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary at the other, and a quintessential GWR country branch between. Vicky Jones reports in words and pictures.

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