Sir Richard's NWR Loco Profiles

Read the full histories of The North Western Railway Engines written by Sir Richard Topham Hatt for UK Heritage Hub!

The UK Heritage Hub is very privileged in being able to say it is the only place where you can read full articles from the pen of the fine railwayman, Sir Richard Hatt of the North Western Railway. He is a much valued regular contributor to our 3-weekly e-zine.


It has been decided, for the first time away from the UKHH, that every few months, we shall combine all recent articles and make them available to you through the SiF website.

The UK Heritage Hub not only features the rich and diverse railway heritage of which is available in the United Kingdom, but also our rich Industrial heritage and much more besides. Every 3 weeks we produce our e-zine, bringing the latest news and images from the heritage world to our readers. We have a regular viewing figures of 1500+ per issue, and always rising.


Not only that, but we operate around the clock on Facebook and Twitter posting snippets of news as it happens. To find us on Twitter, simply follow @UKHeritageHub and for Facebook, search for UK Heritage Hub and join our group! We hope to welcome you aboard soon!

Remember also, to follow the man himself for up-to-date information as it happens, simply find him on Twitter by following @SIRTOPHAMNWR.


Rowan Jackson, Editor of the UKHH, April 2013

Sir Richard has been very active on Twitter for quite some time and gives regular updates about his engines and the railway itself on a daily basis here.  Click the link to check out his feed and give him a follow!

Sir Richard was kind enough to offer SiF an interview and keep us up to date on happenings on the Island of Sodor, his views on the TV Series and books and other musings.  Click the link to read what he had to say.

UK Heritage Hub is an online e-magazine written by British railway enthusiasts for railway enthusiasts - Sir Richard makes regular contributions about his engines to their magazines every month.

The best website on the internet for information on the Awdry Railway Series with various features on the railways, engines, history of the island, merchandise and much more!