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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 February 2021

Welcome to Modern Railways February 2021

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Modern Railways January 2021

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Modern Railways December 2020

Welcome to Modern Railways December 2020

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ABBEY FLYER PRAYS FOR A PASSING LOOP

The Watford Junction to St Albans Abbey branch has huge potential, reports James Abbott

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Daventry Parkway: the right station at the right time?

Daventry is reckoned to be one of the largest towns in England without a rail link. HARRY BURR of Sustainable Transport Midlands talks to ANDY RODEN about the possibilities a new parkway station could offer

TIMETABLING IN CRISIS

Our monthly editorial focuses on current scheduling challenges facing the industry

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GREATER ANGLIA GETS SET FOR RECOVERY

Managing Director JAMIE BURLES talks to PHILIP SHERRATT about the post-Covid outlook for railways in East Anglia

NETWORK RAIL APPROVES BENDER RS4 TIER 2 INTELLIGENT INSULATION MONITORING SYSTEM

Network Rail has awarded full product acceptance (PA05/07464) of Bender UK’s RS4 Tier 2 Intelligent Insulation Monitoring System after numerous live trials of the equipment.

Hitachi cracking woes worsen

Meanwhile, Northern ‘769s’ join the New Train TIN-watch table

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Mobile station managers minimise ECML disruption

Scarred by engineering overruns at King’s Cross in Christmas 2014, Govia Thameslink Railway was determined to make things run as smoothly as possible during the recent East Coast Upgrade. COLIN ORD and DAVID GOTT talk to ANDY RODEN about why a new Mobile Station Manager role was created and why it has proved so successful

Alan Williams - September 2021

Alan Williams discusses unpopular timetable changes proposed for North East England

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SOLENT ASPIRATION

James Abbott

Local politicians and rail activists are keen to see passenger services restored to the Fawley branch, reports James Abbott

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Anglia revisited

The Superannuated Anoraks emerge from lockdown and return to Jurassic Park

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