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Railway Magazine

12 issues per year Write Review From £2.75 per issue

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.


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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Railway Magazine  |  1425 - December 2019  


Welcome to The Railway Magazine!

FREE BONUS ISSUE - THE RAILWAY MAGAZINE JANUARY 2000 EDITION
Free with the December issue of the Railway Magazine, have a huge hit of nostalgia as we take you back to the January 2000 issue. Find out what was happening with the railways at the turn of the century!

In this issue:

20001: A Southern Odyssey
John Heaton FCILT looks at the work of three Southern Railway electric locomotives and their successors in this month’s Practice & Performance.

The Esk Valley Line
Chris Milner explores the history and operation of the Esk Valley Line, which at 35 miles is one of the longest branch lines on the national rail network.

Farewell to LUL Signalling Gem
The last ‘K’-style miniature lever frame cabin on the London Underground network ceased operation at Edgware Road at the end of August after 92 years of service. Nicola Fox paid a farewell visit.

And much more!

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
  • Delivered directly to your device every month
  • A discount off the RRP of your magazine
     

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   Railway Magazine Reviewed 30 March 2020 SUBSCRIBER
Always been the best of all the magazines covering rail transport. Have been a reader for well over 60 years.
   Railway Magazine Reviewed 13 February 2020
A good general railway news magazine from heritage to modern traction allowing me to know what's going.
   VGood Railway Mag for all Reviewed 23 November 2018
VGood Railway Mag for all national, international, Metro, Heritage, History and Network Rail covered.
   Good railway magazine Reviewed 08 August 2017
A good railway mag especially if you are mainly into the steam and diesel era. If you are more into modern traction then I would go for one of the other railway mags but this is great for pictures and articles on all modes of rail.

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