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With Heritage Railway magazine, you can keep up to date with essential railway news, days out and lots more! You won’t want to miss issue 315 of Heritage Railway magazine.

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Two Great Centrals to join up in March!

A unique event on March 16/17 will see Great Central Railway and Great Central Railway (Nottingham) link up to mark the 125th anniversary of the opening of the London Extension of what was then the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway. It is the first time that the two companies have teamed up to offer a single ticket for an event on the two sections of the line, looking to their future as a reunified 18-mile heritage railway.

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Bodmin reviews collection as it seeks future stability

THE Bodmin & Wenford Railway has become the latest line to launch an SOS funding appeal as it looks to secure its future – with a GWR pannier tank locomotive and a BR DMU on the list of assets being considered for disposal.

Deal secures Darjeeling tank for 10 years at Statfold

THE Darjeeling Tank Locomotive Trust has agreed a landmark deal to have the late Adrian Shooter’s Sharp Stewart B 0-4-0SWTT No. 19 overhaul at the Statford Barn railway and based there along with its replica carriages for the next 10 years. 

Over here, over there! 

There’s no getting around the fact that railway enthusiasm and preservation is as British as the concept of railways itself, with more than 150 heritage railways and museums in the UK. Chris Eden-Green compares and contrast the home scene with the heritage railway sector in the USA, which he explored in 2022. 

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