There’s much more to heritage rail than just the trains. It’s a sector that has grown continuously since the 1950s and generates enormous benefits for communities throughout the UK.  

Heritage rail at a glance

The UK heritage rail sector encompasses more than 170 operational railways, running trains over nearly 600 miles of track and operating between some 460 stations.

Heritage rail in numbers
The Heritage Railway Association represents:

Our members own or operate:

Our impact on the UK economy

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