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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 March 2022

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Modern Railways February 2022

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Modern Railways January 2022

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Community rail: as you like it

Vicki Pipe

After just two years the work of volunteers is already having a major impact on the Shakespeare line

Vicki Pipe
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HS2 East will be extended, claims West Midlands Mayor

Tony Miles

WEST MIDLANDS Mayor Andy Street says High Speed 2’s eastern leg will go ahead in full eventually

Tony Miles
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Green HST proposed for Heart of Wales ‘Red Kite’

James Abbott

Plans are being drawn up to capitalise on the scenic value of the Heart of Wales line in the summer of 2023 with a tourist HST service

James Abbott
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Bradford will benefit from IRP, says Minister

Light rail boost is preferable to new line to Manchester, claims Stephenson

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Waterside service could be restored in 2024

James Abbott

CONFIDENCE IS growing that the green light will be given for passenger services to be restored on the Waterside line on the west side of Southampton Water under the ‘Restoring Your Railway’ programme

James Abbott
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GBR HQ: place your bets

Ian Walmsley

The answer to the ultimate question is 42. The number of bidders for the new 222 Marylebone Road

Ian Walmsley

Trackwatch - May 2022 issue

Martyn Brailsford

Our monthly summary of network changes

Martyn Brailsford
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Staycation Express suspended for 2022

RAIL CHARTER Services has confirmed that its summer service over the Settle to Carlisle line, popularly called the Staycation Express, will not operate in 2022.

Time is not on our side

Can we afford to wait for rail reform?

Piccadilly Line 2024 stock mock-up unveiled

Mayor calls for capital investment to secure TfL supply chain

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