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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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BROKEN ARROW

Ian Walmsley

If it ain’t broke – keep trying

Ian Walmsley
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High-speed people

High Speed 2 and contractors are running a major programme to recruit apprentices. One of them, JOAB LITTLEFIELD, talks to ANDY RODEN about his experiences on Britain’s new railway

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LNER takes on more ‘225s’

Extra rakes to bolster fleet while Azuma cracking issues are resolved

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North to South Wales Mk 4 service expanded

Rhodri Clark

Three return workings a day with '67s' and Mk 4s

Rhodri Clark
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WHAT’S NEW?

Ian Walmsley

A stroll around Railtex shows an industry down, but not out

Ian Walmsley
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ROUTING HIGH SPEED 2

During High Speed 2’s extensive planning, many options were considered for the route. DAN HARVEY explains how and why the final selection was made

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Czech Republic looks to high-speed future

The Czech Republic has ambitious plans to expand its high-speed rail network. KEITH FENDER reveals how the network will be transformed by 2050

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REACH FOR THE WIRE

Ian Walmsley

Innovation where it is most needed, cutting the cost of electrification

Ian Walmsley
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Bringing new life to Scottish stations

JOHN YELLOWLEES, ScotRail’s Honorary Rail Ambassador and a member of the Railway Heritage Trust’s Advisory Panel, reviews recent restoration projects north of the border

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Welsh service enhancements will go ahead

Rhodri Clark

Second hourly service on Ebbw Vale line in December

Rhodri Clark

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