For more than 30 years Steam Railway has been at the forefront of the railway preservation movement, reporting all the latest news as and when it occurs. Whether it's happening on the main line or on preserved railways, this news, written by some of the most respected journalists in the industry, is backed up by stunning photography from equally well-respected lensmen. In addition, each issue contains a wide variety of informative and probing features that get to the heart of the present day steam scene, together with historical and archive material that makes Steam Railway a magazine you'll want to keep and refer back to again and again. Inside you'll also find our one-stop guide to forthcoming steam events, galas and main line railtours, along with reviews of the latest railway books and visual media. If you're interested in steam on the railways, you only need Steam Railway.
Gary Boyd-Hope, Editor
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ON SALE NOW issue 430 July 18 - August 14 2014
- New ‘P2’ appeal hits £1m
- Teifi Valley Railway lifted to make way for ‘land train’
- John Bunch’s Maunsell ‘Moguls’ move to Swanage
- VSOE seeks stand-in locomotive for Clan Line during ‘Merchant Navy’s overhaul
- ‘Patriot’ boiler started as third cylinder is cast
- 4566 to visit South Devon as 6412 goes back into BR green
- Steam Railway appeal ‘Saint’ to steam for 50th anniversary of the end of Western steam?
- Flawed design modifications led to Tangmere connecting rod incident, reports RAIB
- Three Bulleid ‘Battle of Britains’ in steam for 2015?
- Frames of ‘Barry Ten’ ‘28XX’ are cut up
- Long Marston Military Railway to run to Honeybourne?
- Commuter service could be key to Bodmin extending to Wadebridge
- Part 2 of our exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the ‘Saint’ project – and the full list of possible names chosen by you for the ‘Atlantic’ version
- The preservation pioneers who started the Talyllyn, Dart Valley and Tyseley
- How the Severn Valley Railway is training the next generation of steam engineers
- Canine platform heroes – the railway dogs who collected for charity
And much more
- Tony Streeter investigates Tornado’s lack of work in ‘Down Main’
- David Wilcock hears more confessions of steam-era railwayana ‘liberations’ in ‘Running Free’
- A huge variety of runs timed by Mike Notley in ‘Top Link’ this month, including Stanier and Bulleid ‘Pacifics’ on the East Coast Main Line
- Plus the best photography from the top lineside lensmen