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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 July 2021

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Modern Railways June 2021

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Modern Railways May 2021

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New HS2 fleet details set out

Split of work between Alstom and Hitachi confirmed

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Going underground: a trip on the Elizabeth Line

​​​​​​​Editor Philip Sherratt enjoys a preview ride on London’s newest railway

For want of a nail

Our editorial reflects on the RAIB's report into the Carmont derailment

Runners and riders reviewed


New Train TIN-watch promotion criteria amended as Lumo ‘803s’ graduate within three periods

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From Platform to Parliament

After 20 years in the rail industry, CHRIS LODER was elected as MP for West Dorset in December 2019. He tells PHILIP SHERRATT how he believes the railway needs to seize the opportunity to change

Sleepers re-awake but the UK still dozes


Is Britain missing an opportunity amid the overnight train renaissance?

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Discovering stories beyond the train window

Vicki Pipe

Window Seater app offers a view of the outside world

Vicki Pipe
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Ashington reopening draws nearer

JAMES ABBOTT investigates progess on a key Restoring your Railway project

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Elizabeth Line: almost there

Final preparations for opening in progress

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Work together to embrace post-Covid change

The railway cannot duck the challenges it faces, says Network Rail's Tim Shoveller

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