Discover more than 100 historic lines in Britain’s Heritage Railways by Julian Holland

The essential guide to exploring Britain’s last remaining historic lines, Britain’s Heritage Railways is ideal for anyone planning or looking for a nostalgic railway trip. From bestselling railway author Julian Holland.

More than 100 locations, the majority steam operated, featured all over Britain. Highly illustrated with maps and old and new photographs.

Historic lines include:

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  • Bodmin & Wenford Railway – two rural branch lines with a rich industrial history tucked away in Cornwall
  • West Somerset Railway – the longest heritage railway in England with views of the Quantock Hills and the sea
  • Bluebell Railway – a Victorian steam railway deep in rural Mid Sussex
  • North Norfolk Railway – a delightful journey through heathland with views of the sea
  • Dean Forest Railway – with a rich industrial history this heritage railway takes passengers into the ancient Forest of Dean
  • Ffestiniog Railway – a steam operated Victorian narrow gauge slate railway clinging to steep hillsides
  • Wensleydale Railway – a long heritage railway in the unspoilt Yorkshire Dales
  • Speyside Railway – a Highland line with views of the Cairngorm Mountains

You can get your hands on Britain’s Heritage Railways at Harper Collins Publishers.

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