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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.

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Railway Magazine  |  1458 - September 2022  

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

In this issue:
Freightliner’s No. 66503 has been rededicated to mark our 125th anniversary year, and we’ve launched a competition to find the best photo of it at work, with cash prizes up to £250.
Plus, the ‘Sarah Siddons’ fleet was first reported in our September 1922 issue, so we catch up with the survivors 100 years on.
And after the naming of No. .. read more 66503, Freightliner gave The RM team a rare chance to look round the depot in Leeds, which is the freight operator’s main centre for diesel loco maintenance.

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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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Railway Magazine

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

Railway Magazine

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

Railway Magazine

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

Railway Magazine

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

Railway Magazine

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Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Railway Magazine 1458 - September 2022.

Rail projects in doubt THE Conservative Party’s leadership election was due to close just after this issue went to press and, whether bookies’ favourite Liz Truss or underdog Rishi Sunak ultimately wins out, the incoming...
Controversy over proposed fate of Thornbury Castle A ROW has broken out over the future of WR 4-6-0 No. 7027 Thornbury Castle after it was sold by its Great Central Railway (GCR)-based private owner to the Didcot Railway Centre-based ‘Night Owl’ new...
EDINBURGH TURNTABLE UNCOVERED: The remains of a turntable at St Margaret’s depot and works to the east of Edinburgh have been uncovered in a car park during the regeneration of Meadowbank Sports Centre. The site ...
Bowes Railway makes volunteer plea AN APPEAL for volunteers and specialist assistance has been issued by the Bowes Railway as it looks to reinstate demonstration trains for the first time in several years ahead of its bicentenary in ...
Mayors’ anger as Avanti slashes West Coast ser vices from Euston Making an appearance at Manchester Piccadilly on August 25 were Avanti ‘Voyagers’ Nos. 221114 + 221118 working the 1A36/12.55 to Euston. During the current industrial dispute, there is...
Locomotive Services runs extra Friday Euston charter No. 87002 heads the down LSL working at Nortoft Lane, south of Rugby, on August 26. CHRIS MILNER AMID the drastic reduction of trains operated by Avanti West Coast (see arti...

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