PREVIEW: Issue 283 of Heritage Railway magazine

After 28 years the oldest ‘Black Five’ has relaunched, plus 38 heritage lines and museums join national publicity campaign. Read Issue 283 of Heritage Railway magazine.

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In the Horwich tradition

The great Lancashire &Yorkshire Railway works at Horwich may be gone, but the East Lancashire Railway is determined to keep its spirit alive with a major redevelopment of its Buckley Wells engineering headquarters, reports Toby Jennings.

Wallingford: A new Ashburton?

As the Cholsey & Wallingford Railway officially opens its relocated Brunelian train shed from Maidenhead, Toby Jennings finds out more about its plans to develop and enhance this preserved GWR branch line.

Safeguarding the Middleton’s future

Six decades ago, the Middleton Railway blazed a trail as a pioneer of the heritage sector. As this ground-breaking line launches its nationwide Safeguarding the Future appeal, Sally Clifford reports on the work of its volunteers.

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