South African wood burner locomotive moves from Locomotion at Shildon to NRM at York; Talyllyn prepares for the first phase of Pendre development plans; and Hagley Hall moves to Kidderminster TMD for painting. You don’t want to miss issue 296 of Heritage Railway magazine.

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Steam-hauled heavy freight at midnight… but in broad daylight!

John Titlow travelled to Lapland to capture what is likely to be the lastever steam-hauled iron ore train in the land of the midnight sun.

Anything goes

Owen Hayward pays a visit to the Talyllyn for the weekend where all the toys come out of the box, witnesses truly how anyone is welcome no matter their background, and how the TR is helping its volunteers in these financially challenging times.

Old wine in Second World War bottles

obin Jones reviews the newlyreleased The Railway Children Return sequel to the 1970 classic movie while Sally Clifford reports on the progress of the overhaul of a star of BBC TV’s 1960s serialisation of Edith A Nesbit’s novel.

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