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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 June 2023

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Modern Railways April 2023

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Explore the latest from Modern Railways Magazine

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From project support to top notch performance

With the Crossrail project effectively completed, MTR Elizabeth line’s top priority is driving up punctuality, as MD MIKE BAGSHAW tells PHILIP SHERRATT

Not with a bang

Ticket office controversy highlights the disintegration of the railway

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Testing, testing: B23s set for service in 2024

The DLR’s new trains are on course to carry passengers next year, reports JAMES ABBOTT

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Modern Railways September 2023

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GWR seeks opportunities to grow

Managing Director MARK HOPWOOD tells PHILIP SHERRATT there is plenty of potential to increase rail’s economic contribution

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GWR’s integrated transport boosts bus and rail

Great Western Railway is leading efforts to make multi-modal transport easier for passengers. LUKE FARLEY talks to ANDY RODEN about the successes so far

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Swanage resists swansong

Will this be the last summer of interconnecting trains from the main line? Not if the Swanage Railway can help it, reports James Abbott

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Darlington’s anniversary upgrade

New platforms and a new station building are due to be in place for the 200th anniversary of the Stockton and Darlington Railway in 2025

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Modern Railways August 2023

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Modern Railways July 2023

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