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

Glen and Blanchflower in honours

RAILWAY AUTHOR and Modern Railways contributor Dr Ann Glen and...

TfW targets Swansea to Bristol services

DMUs in short supply: this is No 170416, one of five Class 170s...

Feature Premium

CHANGING SCENE AT BLACKPOOL

TONY MILES REPORTS FROM THE SEASIDE RESORT ON THE LANCASHIRE...

Feature Premium

NICHOLS WINS EWR DEAL

NICHOLS GROUP has been awarded a contract to design a process...

UP TO £3 BILLION FOR CROSSRAIL TO EBBSFLEET

AN EXTENSION of Elizabeth Line services from Abbey Wood to Ebbsfleet...

Feature Premium

The tweeting conductor

Greater Anglia conductor BLAKE CRACKNELL tells PHILIP SHERRATT...

Feature Premium

LITTLE AND LARGE

Ian Walmsley

Pan Up PART 1 – LITTLE; THE PARRY PEOPLE MOVER 10 YEARS...

Ian Walmsley
Feature Premium

Contract wins for 3Squared

DIGITAL CONSULTANCY 3Squared has won contracts with Stadler Rail...

DON’T FORGET TO REGISTER

SAVE TIME at the event by registering now to attend Modern Railways...

Feature Premium

Compliancy is a state secret

Andy McDonald, Shadow Secretary of State for Transport: To ask...

Upcoming Events

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 Resonate

Golden Whistle Awards

Event Date:

The brainchild of 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 and Resonate

Rail in Scotland

Event Date:

All new for 2023, we are excited to be launching a Rail in Scotland conference. The Scottish Government has ambitious plans to decarbonise Scotland's rail network, and these will be a prominent focus in the discussions.

Sponsored by Resonate and Porterbrook

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 Resonate

There are no upcoming events