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Railway Magazine

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The Railway Magazine has been the leading voice for train, modern, industry, traction, network, steam, heritage, metro, narrow gauge and overseas railways since 1897. The Railway Magazine provides everything you need to know about trains - from modern headline news on all the latest in the industry to diving deep into the history of the first engines and everything in between.

Read up on the most iconic engines such as the Orient Express, as well as world-leading updates in all things railway. The Railway Magazine features unmissable articles on cutting-edge technology, ready to revolutionise train travel.

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Railway Magazine  |  1447 - October 2021  

Britain’s best-selling rail title - published continuously since 1897, it commands the respect of professionals and enthusiasts alike.

Since 1897, The Railway Magazine has always provided interesting and informative updates on all the new train developments including networks, technology advancements, worldwide news, and engines in production. In every issue, you can look forward to modern and relevant news on relatable issues such as strikes, derailments, passenger service and facility upgrades that are happening across the nation.

More of a history buff? Don't worry we’ve got you covered! The Railway Magazine contains a plethora of articles on all kinds of classic, vintage, and heritage trains. All of these articles feature stunning photography of the marvellous engines, plus fan-submitted pictures and letters from different points in history.

With a team of writers and editors as passionate about the preservation and celebration of the railway, you’ll discover all there is to know about each unique steam train and its history. With a digital subscription to The Railway Magazine, you can also find the most current events happening across the country so you can view them in all their glory. 

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  • Stunning photography
  • Features of historical marvels and groundbreaking engineering through time
  • Award-winning and comprehensive news section
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Railway Magazine

Good overview of railway news in the UK for this Yankee. Reviewed Monday, 4 January 2021

Railway Magazine

Its Brilliant. Great articles. Good spread of Modern Railway and my special interest Heritage Railways - Steam especially. Reviewed Monday, 4 January 2021

Railway Magazine

Very interesting and informative on all aspects of British railways of all types. Reviewed Wednesday, 23 December 2020

Railway Magazine

Great mix of articles - photos are often rather small Reviewed Monday, 9 November 2020

Railway Magazine

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Below is a selection of articles in Railway Magazine 1447 - October 2021.

How do you solve a problem like Scotsman? A car driver caught videoing Flying Scotsman while moving at speed. Transport police are pursuing the matter. THE end of September saw the NRM’s ‘A3’ haul a railtour to Skegness ...
ECTS digital signalling trial successful Class 717 Thameslink tests are positive step for East Coast programme. A CLASS 717 electric multiple unit has completed faultless running trials between St Pancras and Blackfriars on the Thameslink r...
November opening for Island Line SOUTH Western Railway has announced the Isle of Wight’s railway is set to reopen on November 1, subject to a final round of train safety tests being successfully completed. The Island Line has been ...
Official opening for new Rail Heritage Centre Locos Nos. 4771 and 251 inside the new Doncaster Rail Heritage Centre. NRM DONCASTER’S new Rail Heritage Centre was officially opened on September 16. It incl...
A bad month for bridge strikes Have you got a story for us? Email: The incredible sight of the tipper body resting against the railway bridge at Machynlleth on September 1. Damage to the bridge...
SIDELINES Two become one? NATIONAL Express Group is in talks to purchase Stagecoach Group. While neither company is currently in the UK rail market, Stagecoach holds the contract to operate Sheffield S...

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