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Issue 255 of Heritage Railway magazine OUT NOW!

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Big Boy wows USA again! Swanage to restore T3 to steam! Flying Scotsman to record trespassers! Issue 255 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…


A TASTE OF THE VALLEY ON THE FOOTPLATE! | Ever wondered what it’s like to take part in a footplate experience course at one of the UK’s premier heritage lines?

BIGGEST IN THE WORLD! | A five-year project to return a Union Pacific Railroad Big Boy 4-8-8-4 to action has borne fruit, with No. 4014 – now the largest operational steam locomotive on the planet–making an appearance at the 150th anniversary of the linking of the USA’s east and west coasts by rail.

TROUBLE ON THE LINE! | Recent incidents of vandalism have forced the problem into the public gaze with national media coverage. Peter Brown takes an in-depth look at the ongoing problem of criminal damage across the heritage sector and looks at fresh preventative initiatives.


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! Click here to get your copy!


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About the Author

Sam Hewitt

Digital Editor at Mortons Media Group Ltd.
Sam Hewitt is the Digital Editor of The Railway Hub. Sam has a Journalism degree from the University of Lincoln. When he’s not writing about railways he can be found at Keepmoat Stadium, supporting his beloved League One football team Doncaster Rovers.
01507 529529 | SHewitt@Mortons.co.uk
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