Modern Railways

News, Views and Analysis on Today's Railway

Published for 50 years, Modern Railways has earned its reputation in the industry as an established and highly respected railway journal. It is essential reading for professionals in the railway industry as well as individuals with a general interest in the state and developments of the British railway network.

Providing in-depth coverage for all aspects of the industry, from traction and rolling stock to signalling and infrastructure management, Modern Railways carries not only the latest news but also analysis of why those events are happening.

Modern Railways keeps its readers fully informed with detailed articles, informative features, and special issues throughout the year.

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Modern Railways June 2020

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The way through the woods: Part 1

Ian Walmsley

Sunny delight...

Ian Walmsley
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Scotland in Focus: Highlands prepare for 2020s

James Abbott

A programme of continuous improvement...

James Abbott
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Britain’s driverless future

Railways must embrace automation, but successful deployment of driverless vehicles...

Between the Lines November 2020

Chris Stokes

The Government has around six months before the first...

Chris Stokes

Informed Sources: TOCs' Erma Challenge


Hold 'em, fold 'em or walk away?...

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Scotland in Focus: First active travel ‘153’ unveiled

The first of Scotland's converted carriages...

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There are some timetable improvements coming in December 2020...

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Celebrating diversity

Women in Rail Awards winners announced as Big Rail Diversity Challenge...

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Modern Railways November 2020

Welcome to Modern Railways November 2020

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The way through the woods: Part 2

Ian Walmsley

Didn’t Network Rail used to do railways?...

Ian Walmsley

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