ISSUE 248

Double Caley Blues! Tornado’s Santa Special! 19 heritage lines in ONE day! This month’s Heritage Railway magazine has got the lot!

As ever, this month’s issue of Heritage Railway magazine is packed with the best features on our vintage railways, our Railwayana column, up and running guides, and much more!

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Here’s what to expect this month…

 

 

BANKING OVER THE ALPS

Gareth Evans reports on the wealth of interest which was to be enjoyed at the Mid-Hants Railway’s three-day Autumn Steam Gala

HOW THE STEAM AGE BEGAN!

Brian Sharpe investigates the background to how the position of chief mechanical engineer came about in the early days – leading to the evolution of locomotive design.

FINAL DAYS OF THE WAVERLEY ROUTE

Fifty years ago, despite the huge numbers of objections, The Waverley Route from Carlisle to Edinburgh was closed.

DOUBLE CALEDONIAN BLUES!

EMBSAY’S WORLD FIRST!

October 19, 2018, is now indelibly etched in the annals of heritage railway history – this was when the world’s first internal combustion-powered passenger vehicle gave its first rides in 88 years.

 

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

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