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Rail Magazine Issue 831 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.  

Explore the rich heritage of the railway sector with Britain’s biggest-selling modern railway magazine. Never miss out on the latest industry news with a digital subscription to Rail magazine today!

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Rail  |  Issue 831  

Alstom’s new 13,000m2 UK train maintenance and transport technology facility was officially opened in Widnes on June29 by Lord Prior of Brampton, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. Work will begin at what Alstom claims is the largest purpose-built rolling stock refurbishment facility in the UK in August, when a 28 million euro (£24.5m) two and a half-year contract commences to repaint Virgin West Coast’s 56 Class 390 Pendolino trainsets. A team of 80 new staff has been recruited from across the North West to complete the work. It includes five apprentices as part of Alstom’s commitment to develop skills locally.

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. 

From London’s impressive underground to the Eurostar and beyond, explore the extraordinary world of the railway and excite all your curiosities with a digital subscription to Rail magazine today! 

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  • Explore the rich heritage of the railway
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  • The essential journal for the rail industry
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