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At last – a major milestone sees Corwen return on line after 51 years! Issue 261 of Heritage Railway magazine has got the lot.

As ever, this month’s issue of Heritage Railway magazine is packed with the best features on our heritage railways, our Railwayana column, up and running guides, the latest news and much more! 

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If you’d like to read this edition of HR, then you can cut to the chase and download the digital version, order the print magazine, or better yet save those pennies and subscribe to Heritage Railway. Here’s what to expect this month…

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Building on a successful year

Gareth Evans talks to A1 Steam LocomotiveTrust trustee Mark Allatt about the latest developments at the operator of popular A1 class Pacific No. 60163 Tornado, its current new-build £5 million class P2 2-8-2 No. 2007 Prince ofWales and the next project – the yet-to-be-named LNER class V4. 

Driving a Deltic

Chris Newton recalls his recent driver experience course at the Nene Valley Railway on Deltic diesel locomotive No. 55019 Royal Highland Fusilier, which he enjoyed with his brother after seeing it advertised in Heritage Railway.

The ‘Wansbeck Piper’

Trevor Gregg looks at the history of the Wansbeck Valley Railway in rural Northumberland and recollects  his journey, 53 years ago, on the ‘Wansbeck Piper’, the final train to travel over the route.

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PLUS! All the main line news, your headlines, Platform shows off your views and check out our guide to railways running this season!

Heritage Railway magazine is on sale in UK newsagents and supermarkets, and you can buy the current issue in digital and paper formats here!

You can also buy stacks of back issues of HR, but it’s cheaper to subscribe. Subscribers save money, get their copies delivered to their doorstep and never miss an issue!

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About the Author

Sam Hewitt

Digital Editor at Mortons Media Group Ltd.
Sam Hewitt is the Digital Editor of The Railway Hub. Sam has a Journalism degree from the University of Lincoln. When he’s not writing about railways he can be found at Keepmoat Stadium, supporting his beloved League One football team Doncaster Rovers.
01507 529529 | SHewitt@Mortons.co.uk
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