Preview: Issue 293 of Heritage Railway magazine

Colne Valley Railway in ‘explosive’ Bollywood blockbuster; Harbour Hopes development could impact Bristol Harbour Railway; and Vintage Trains to replay 1972 ‘Return to Steam’ railtour to Didcot. You don’t want to miss Issue 293 of Heritage Railway magazine.

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A Forgotten London Workhorse – The LNER Holden F5

With many big new-build steam projects set on main line running, Owen Hayward looks at the Holden F5 Steam Locomotive Trust, which seeks to provide a tank engine suitable for many heritage lines.

Hudswell Clarke comes home!

A unique collection of documents and photographs from locomotive builder Hudswell Clarke & Company is being catalogued at its new home in the Leeds Industrial Museum. Sally Clifford finds out all about it.

Coal: The complete story from start to finish – in extensive detail

Diminishing and ever more costly supplies of steam coal are threatening a major crisis in the heritage sector. Nick Pigott’s new book traces in depth the story of the fuel that fired the railway revolution.

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