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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 April 2022

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Modern Railways November 2022

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Devon’s integrated vision

Devon is turning integrated transport from a buzz phrase to a...

BR stock – still in demand

■ DMUs cling on while EMUs scrapped
■ Cost of replacement units increasing

Dear Secretary of State

An open letter to the new Transport Secretary

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West Midlands Rail Network Map

West Midlands Rail Network Map - download to view

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Modern Railways October 2022

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Revenue growth lags behind passenger numbers

Rail revenue is at around 75% of pre-pandemic levels despite passenger numbers approaching 100%.

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Five years of disruption at Old Oak Common

Passengers could face five years of disruption as HS2's Old Oak Common station is built.

Who can cut the Gordian knot of industrial relations?

Railtalk Industrial relations is a difficult subject...

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Shaping the future of rail

Shadow Rail Minister TANMANJEET SINGH DHESI sets out Labour’s...

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