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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 May 2021

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Modern Railways March 2021

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Separation is key

What is the fate for the railway as Covid restrictions in England are relaxed?

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A NEW TIMETABLE FOR THE EAST COAST

PHILIP SHERRATT describes how LNER’s May 2022 timetable has been developed

Electrification metric rediscovered

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How can we prioritise electrification schemes?

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THE SEAT OF AURORA

East Midlands Railway has finalised the new seats for its new trains, and they’re completely useless – as ironing boards

Rail industry gears up for Railtex/Infrarail 2021

The joint Railtex/Infrarail exhibition takes place in Birmingham on 7-9 September. ANDY RODEN looks at some of the events and exhibitor highlights

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CALVERT CROSSING: EWR WILL PASS OVER HS2

JAMES ABBOTT reports from North Bucks, where one new railway will cross another

Reliability metrics compared

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MTIN vs 701(D) – if it ain’t broke?

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Alan Williams - August 2021

Our pundit discusses decarbonisation issues and railway safety

IT ALL STARTS HERE: BUILDING HS2

An introduction to our new HS2 quarterly coverage by the company's CEO, Mark Thurston

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VITAL LESSONS FOR MICRO-CONCESSIONS

With micro-concessions on branch lines a possibility highlighted by the Williams-Shapps Plan for Rail, what do groups considering a bid need to consider? Operations consultant and West Somerset Railway Non-Executive Director ANDY CASTLEDINE talks to ANDY RODEN about how a current safety culture is critical

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