Modern Railways

In-depth Railway News

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.

Sign up to the Newsletter

Issue Cover

Modern Railways Latest Issue

Read the full issue in PDF format or dip into our reformatted online features at your leisure. 

Read Issue Watch Podcast

Latest from Modern Railways

Feature Premium

TWO NEW DEALS FOR WSP

\WSP HAS won contracts to support improvements on the Great Western...

WIRES TO CORBY NOW IN 2020

Kettering progress: this new signal gantry has appeared north...

ARRIVA WITHDRAWS FROM WELSH PROCUREMENT

ATW FOCUSED ON HALTON CURVE SERVICE AND ‘769’ INTRODUCTION...

GBRf’s first Southampton service

Biomass hopper: a vehicle of the type to be leased by GBRf for...

SIEMENS ALSTOM MERGER OF UK RIVALS

How far can rationalisation go? Juniper in Scotland: Alstom-built...

Feature Premium

BRITAIN’S BEST STATIONS

SIMON JENKINS

In his new book ‘Britain’s 100 Best Railway Stations’ SIMON...

SIMON JENKINS
Feature Premium

Signalling Siemens at the cutting edge

ROGER FORD interviews MARK FERRER, Operations Director, Digital...

Feature Premium

Forum

We welcome letters for ‘Forum’. Please send them, ideally...

Feature Premium

BLACKBURN DEPOT OPENS

Blackburn depot: looking north west towards the new six-road...

Feature Premium

SHERIDAN JOINS LU

LONDON UNDERGROUND has appointed Caroline Sheridan as its Director...

Upcoming Events

Golden Spanner Awards

Event Date:

The Golden Spanners is an annual event at which all those interested in railway rolling stock meet to discuss best practice and celebrate excellence in train maintenance.

Sponsored by Houghton International, Porterbrook, Resonate, Hexagon and Hitachi

Rail in the Midlands

Event Date:

It is an exciting time for Rail in the Midlands, with new franchises in place for both the East and West Midlands and new rolling stock on order, combined with infrastructure developments taking place across the region.

Sponsored by Porterbrook and Resonate

Public Transport Scotland

Event Date:

Following on from a successful debut in 2023, our two-day event in Scotland returns with a focus on developments on both the rail and bus networks north of the border.

Sponsored by Resonate, Porterbrook, Tracsis and Alexander Dennis

Golden Whistle Awards

Event Date:

The brainchild of Chartered Institution of Railway Operators luminary and now West Dorset MP Chris Loder, the Golden Whistles event was founded in 2010 to promote best practice and celebrate excellence in railway operations.

Sponsored by Tracsis, Porterbrook and Resonate

Rail in Wales and the West

Event Date:

Our Rail in Wales and the West conference returns to Cardiff in March 2024. With the exciting plans in for improvements in Wales and the Borders and continuing developments on the Western there is much to reflect on and look forward to.

Sponsored by Porterbrook and Resonate

Railway Innovation Awards

Event Date:

Founded in 1998, the Awards are the annual event at which everybody keen on seeing innovation in the railway sector meets up to discuss and celebrate the brightest ideas in the industry.

In partnership with the Railway Industry Association
Sponsored by Porterbrook and Resonate

There are no upcoming events