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In Fe­bru­ary

2019, the Her­itage Rail­way As­so­ci­a­tion will be host­ing its an­nual awards cer­e­mony and we’re ask­ing you to de­cide what should win the Steam Rail­way Mag­a­zine Award. We’re put­ting for­ward ten nom­i­nees, all of which have achieved some­thing spe­cial dur­ing the last 12 months, whether it is com­plet­ing the restora­tion of a unique and his­toric lo­co­mo­tive, or open­ing a long‑awaited ex­ten­sion and per­fectly recre­ated sta­tion build­ing. This is about cel­e­brat­ing the best that preser­va­tion has to of­fer, and we want you to vote for what you think de­serves to win.

These Are The NOM­i­Nees

1 Ba­hamas Lo­co­mo­tive So­ci­ety. re­turn to steam of dou­ble-chim­ney ‘Ju­bilee’ No. 45596 Ba­hamas.

2 Scot­tish Rail­way Preser­va­tion

So­ci­ety. Over­haul of Cale­do­nian rail­way ‘439’ 0-4-4T No. 419 and re­union with ‘812’ 0-6-0 No. 828. 3 War Of­fice Lo­co­mo­tive Trust. restora­tion of hun­slet wdlr 4-6-0T works No. 1215 to co­in­cide with the First world war Ar­mistice cen­te­nary.

4 North Eastern Lo­co­mo­tive

Preser­va­tion Group. Over­haul of Ner duo: ‘J27’ 0-6-0 No. 65894 and ‘Q6’ 0-8-0 No. 63395. 5 Vale of Rhei­dol Rail­way. Ma­jor re­build of Gwr 2-6-2T No. 7 and in-steam re­union of all three orig­i­nal engines.

6 Glouces­ter­shire War­wick­shire

Steam Rail­way. Open­ing of Broad­way ex­ten­sion and faith­ful re-cre­ation of its sta­tion. 7 Raven­glass & Eskdale Rail­way. For­mal recom­mis­sion­ing of three lo­co­mo­tives: Katie, River esk and ‘whillan Beck’.

8 Chin­nor & Princes Ris­bor­ough

Rail­way. Com­mis­sion­ing of new main line cross-plat­form in­ter­change at Princes ris­bor­ough.


In­ter­na­tional Rail­way Her­itage Con­sul­tancy Ltd, Stately Trains, Ty­se­ley Lo­co­mo­tive Works, Llan­gollen and Isle of Wight Steam rail­ways. re­build of four coaches in six months.

10 Keigh­ley & Worth Val­ley

Rail­way. re­turn to steam of ‘2MT’ 2-6-2T No. 41241 in its pi­o­neer­ing preser­va­tion red liv­ery for the 50th an­niver­sary of the line’s re­open­ing.

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