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Railway Magazine May 2015 Back Issue

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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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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.

Subscribe to The Railway Magazine and get instant access to the historic celebrations, industry updates and insightful news from the railway community. 

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Single Digital Back Issue May 2015
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Railway Magazine  |  May 2015  

In the May issue of Britain's best-selling rail title:
Near-disaster devastates Main line steam - West Coast Railway banned after steam special overshoots red signal.
The train of the future - Hitachi Super Express makes first run under its own power.
Celtics on the Bluebell!
Plus, the 'new' Crewe, Pier railways and Quintinshill crash centenary.
From the Editor: Fate is indeed a fickle mistress. In the very issue in which we mark the centenary of Britain’s worst train disaster, only sheer good fortune has prevented us having to report on one almost as terrible. .. read more
The Quintinshill tragedy, in which more than 220 people perished in 1915, involved express trains and signals. Those same ingredients were present in what could have gone down in the dark annals of railway history as the Wootton Bassett disaster of 2015.
As it was, catastrophe was averted with less than 60 seconds to spare, but the enormity of the Wootton Bassett near-miss will have repercussions
for a long time to come. Indeed, as we closed for press, every steam enthusiast and everyone whose livelihood depends on the main line charter business was nervously awaiting decisions from Network Rail...
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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. 

Subscribe to The Railway Magazine today and enjoy all of these features and more from your preferred device:

  • The most up-to-date news on everything railway related
  • A list of railway events across the UK  
  • Stunning photography
  • Features of historical marvels and groundbreaking engineering through time
  • Award-winning and comprehensive news section
  • Relevant updates on strikes, crashes, facility changes and closures
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Railway Magazine

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

Railway Magazine

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

Railway Magazine

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

Railway Magazine

Great mix of articles - photos are often rather small Reviewed lunes, 9 de noviembre de 2020

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