Inside Issue 263 of Heritage Railway…


We cover the story that the Weardale and Dartmoor Lines are being offered for sale, plus ‘Brighton Belle’ is ready for a 2020 comeback. Issue 263 of Heritage Railway magazine is back for another issue of brighter steam news.

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 Shaping the dawn of railway heritage in West Africa

At the invitation of the chairman of the Nigerian Railway Corporation and LEGACY 1995 Joint Committee, Steve Davies andHelen Ashby recently visited Nigeria in order to conduct an independent assessment of the Nigerian National Railway Museum’s current situation and to advise on its development potential.Words and pictures by SteveDavies.

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Nantgarw – Les Hutchinson and his industrious Austerities

BR main line steam ended in 1968, but steam lingered on at industrial locations into the Seventies. Geoff Silcock recalls the operations at the Rhondda Valley coke ovens.

2020 Galas and Special Events!

The complete 2020 Heritage Railway guide to special events of all kinds taking place at preserved lines and museum centres in the British Isles in the coming months.

PLUS! All the main line news, your headlines, Platform shows off your views and check out our guide to railways running this season!

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