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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.

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.

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Railway Magazine  |  1446 - September 2021  

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

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 Monday, January 4, 2021

Railway Magazine

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

Railway Magazine

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

Railway Magazine

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

Railway Magazine

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Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in Railway Magazine 1446 - September 2021.

Action needed, not just words Leeds’ proposed HS2 station is described as a ‘gateway to the North’, but if the high-speed line’s eastern leg to the city is cancelled, it will be a massive blow to the Government’s c...
Government urged to commit to hydrogen train fleets THE Railway Industry Association (RIA) says ministers must make an immediate commitment to ordering hydrogen-powered trains. Commenting on the publication of the Government’s hydrogen strategy, the ...
GWSR seeks trackbed assurances Have you got a story for us? Email: HOPES of transferring the trackbed of the closed line from Broadway to Honeybourne to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) ...
Floods cause further setback to Island Line revamp progress FLOODING on the Isle of Wight in early August led to further delays in the completion of a £26m upgrade for the Island Line. Originally due to have been finished at the end of March, the project – f...
Ticket machines back online after suspected cyber attack ‘SWIFT’ ON TEST: Prototype freight/parcels unit No. 321334 was captured passing Camden Road station, North London, on August 4, as it was making its way from Doncaster Wabtec to Wolver...
150th anniversary for Sutherland’s railway HRH Prince Charles visited Dunrobin Castle station on August 8, to mark the 150th anniversary of The Duke of Sutherland’s railway. The railway is claimed to be the only part of the national rail net...

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