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Heritage Railway - Issue 257


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Issue 257 OUT NOW! 

 

Britain’s Top 20 Seaside Railways! Swanage SOS for more crew! Newest loco makes British debut! Issue 257 of Heritage Railway magazine has got the lot!  

 

As ever, this month’s issue is packed with the best features on our heritage railways, our Railwayana column, up and running guides, the latest news and much more! 

 

If you’d like to read this edition of HR, then you can cut to the chase and download the digital version, order the print magazine, or better yet save those pennies and subscribe to Heritage Railway. Here’s what to expect this month… 

 

 

BRITAIN’S 20 BEST SEASIDE HERITAGE RAILWAYS 

Want to get away to the coast for a day or weekend break, or maybe longer? Robin Jones and Gareth Evans revisit the splendid variety of heritage railways by the sea – and highlight what they have on offer this August and September, including special events and motive power. 

 

25 YEARS OF ‘IMPOSSIBLE’ SUCCESS SET TO CONTINUE 

Market-leading new-build organisation The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust has been marking two landmark anniversaries – not just from its own history, but that of the heritage sector as a whole, writes Robin Jones. 

 

NENE VALLEY RAILWAY SKILLS FOR THE FUTURE 

Gareth Evans learns about how the Nene Valley Railway runs its youth group, recently boosted by the award of a £24,000 grant from train operating company LNER to further its good work in developing talent for the national and heritage railway sectors alike. 

 

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

 

Heritage Railway magazine is on sale in UK newsagents and supermarkets, and you can buy the current issue in digital and paper formats here! 

 

You can also buy stacks of back issues of HR, but it’s cheaper to subscribe. Subscribers save money, get their copies delivered to their doorstep and never miss an issue! 


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