Issue 311


A visit to a British heritage railway is a great day out for all the family! With Heritage Railway magazine, you can keep up to date with essential railway news, days out and lots more! You won’t want to miss issue 311 of Heritage Railway magazine.

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Autumn steam bonanza feast on the Valley!

The Severn Valley Railway’s eagerly awaited September autumn steam gala – which boasted four guest and five resident locomotives in action across a packed four-day weekend – proved a crowd-pulling, dazzling, all-action success, despite enduring some rough weather conditions. John Titlow reports in words and pictures.

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Weaving that old Middleton magic

At what is believed to be the oldest continually operating railway in the world, Sally Clifford discovers how the past and present are helping to secure the Middleton Railway’s future on a visit to the Leeds line’s annual gala on September 17.

Back with us, big time: The Golden Age

Seasoned linesider John Titlow shares his pictures and choices of the finest locations for autumn railway photography and offers advice on how best to capture action amid some truly dazzling, rich and colourful landscapes.

Flying Scotsman on tour

From Sussex to Strathspey, the A3’s centenary year tour of heritage railways concluded with visits to two lines at almost complete polar opposite ends of the nation. Owen Hayward gave chase to follow No. 60103 on these two significant visits 450 miles apart.

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