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 December 2020

Welcome to Modern Railways December 2020

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Modern Railways November 2020

Welcome to Modern Railways November 2020

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Modern Railways October 2020

Welcome to Modern Railways October 2020

Explore the latest from Modern Railways Magazine

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Light at the end of the tunnel

Welcome While we are clearly not out of the woods yet,...

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Moving Wheels THE FIRST of 270 Govia Thameslink Railway...

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News Front A CONSULTATION was launched on 27 January...

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Mercury Rising

Ian Walmsley

Pan UpRail Operations (UK) Ltd orders the Class 93 from Stadler,...

Ian Walmsley
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Moving Wheels AVANTI WEST Coast has continued with the...

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Mass transit plan for West Yorkshire

News Front Trams for Leeds at last? Visual of mass transit...

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Pivotal moment for East Coast projects

Work on major schemes at Werrington and King’s Cross is nearing...

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David Rollin

People  DAVID ROLLIN, who died of Covid on 20 January...

David Rollin
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‘80x’ overspeeding issues

News Front FOLLOWING A small number of cases of significant...

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Enter the Aurora

EMR unveils specification for new Midland main line bi-modes...

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