Lady of Legend will top the Severn Valley Railway spring gala, we have everything you need to know in Issue 277 of Heritage Railway magazine.
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Treasure of the forest
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Dean Forest Railway’s first steam open day, with an 0-4-0ST running on a modest 200 yards of track. Thanks to half a century of vision and hard graft by enterprising revivalists, this scenic rural byway is now valued as a priceless gem of the local tourism economy, as Robin Jones reports.
Planning for the future across the Solent
In the second of a two-part feature, Phil Marsh charts the development of the Isle of Wight Steam Railway from the new millennium to the present day – and also looks how the line is implementing its strategic development plan.
Second time lucky for SVR
None of us has a crystal ball to tell when passenger trains will return to our heritage railways, but the Severn Valley Railway is being positive in its outlook, announcing plans for a Spring Steam Up.
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