Your railway needs you! Inside issue 266 of Heritage Railway...

Your railway needs you! Inside issue 266 of Heritage Railway…

SAVE OUR STEAM! The overwhelming message in the brand new issue of Heritage Railway magazine is clear in these unprecedented times, your railway needs you and needs you now!

This is not the way we envisaged celebrating our 21st anniversary issue, in the midst of the worst crisis in the 70-year history of the heritage railway movement.

Your railway needs you! Inside issue 266 of Heritage Railway...

There are so many ways you can help our railways up and down the UK, so keep up to date with the essential railway news with Heritage Railway magazine and find out how.


If you’d like to give this edition of Heritage Railway magazine a read, then you can skip the wait and download the digital version or you can order the print magazine. Better yet, why not save some pennies and subscribe to Heritage Railway. Here’s what to expect this month…

Headline News

Coronavirus is the greatest threat to heritage railways in 70 years, plus thieves steal £10k worth of fittings from the East Lancs Railway.

On course for expansion

Nicola Fox visits the Northampton & Lamport Railway and meets a team of staff and volunteers full of enthusiasm to expand their operation, which lies on the former LNWR Northampton to Market Harborough line.


Magnificent Myfanwy

Alistair Grieve and Gareth Evans talk to Phil Civil, who won the Young Volunteer of the Year award at the Heritage Railway Association’s 2020 awards for his efforts in restoring Bagnall 0-4-0 diesel Myfanwy to its original condition at the Chasewater Railway.

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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Sam Hewitt

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