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Rail Magazine Issue 821 Back Issue

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Fuel your fascination for the railway industry with the best news, analysis and commentary from Rail magazine. Published fortnightly, every issue is packed with the latest rail industry news from Government policies and involvement to operations, maintenance, train operators and so much more. 

With in-depth rail reviews covering strategy, insights and analysis and the latest infrastructure news and major projects, Rail magazine is an essential read for those who are passionate and curious about the wider industry.  

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Rail  |  Issue 821  

More than five thousand, five hundred passengers travelled on steam-hauled timetabled trains on the Settle- Carlisle Line on February 14-16. Documents seen by RAIL suggest that there was a twenty fold increase in usual passenger numbers over the three days. Under the banner I LOVE S&C, Northern used 60163 Tornado (running on DB Cargo’s safety case) to operate timetabled passenger services between Appleby and Skipton. Organised by Northern, DB Cargo, Network rail, the A1 Locomotive Society, the Friends of the Settle & Carlisle Line (FoSCL) and with support from RAIL and our sister title Steam Railway, the event was designed to draw attention to the reopening of the
entire S&C, which has been closed since February 2016 following a landslip at Eden Brows (RAIL 795).

From the worst rail disasters to conserving the railway’s past, Rail magazine covers every corner of the railway industry you want to know about. Each issue is published fortnightly and brings you the best news, analysis and commentary from the wider industry. 

As Britain’s biggest-selling modern railway magazine, Rail is an essential read for those who are passionate about the railway and who seek to learn more about the train operators, maintenance, services provided by Network Rail and so much more. With regular rail reviews and reports on a variety of fleets, Rail magazine covers the full spectrum of all railway activity, so you’re always up to speed on the latest developments in the industry. 

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A very informative and interesting read. Reviewed June 10, 2020


Brilliant magazine to read online Reviewed February 12, 2020


Would like more graphics Reviewed February 12, 2020

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