Heritage Railway 284

PREVIEW: Issue 284 of Heritage Railway magazine

After 27 years, Pendennis Castle is back in steam! Read its fascinating story in the latest Issue 284 of Heritage Railway magazine.

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Pendennis Castle back in steam!

Once dubbed “the most powerful express passenger locomotive in Britain” when lined up alongside none other than Flying Scotsman, GWR 4-6-0 No. 4079 Pendennis Castle steamed again at Didcot Railway Centre
on August 13.

The Great Little Trains of World Heritage

Railway heritage has received a major boost with the awarding of UNESCO World Heritage Site status to the slate landscape of North West Wales, opening up new horizons for its narrow gauge lines, reports Robin Jones.

Big museum for the Big Country

This year marks the Diamond Jubilee of the group which operates the Bo’ness& Kinneil Railway and has developed the landmark Museum of Scottish Railways. Hugh Dougherty traces the history of the Scottish
Railway Preservation Society.

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