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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 September 2021

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Modern Railways August 2021

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Modern Railways July 2021

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Gentlemen, please lift the seat

Ian Walmsley

Train toilets are never pleasant places – this innovation might just make them better. Don’t read this over your breakfast, or if you think the innovation process works

Ian Walmsley
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Uckfield third rail is NR priority

Aim to mitigate safety risk and earn ORR approval

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New HS2 Euston concept unveiled

James Abbott

Provision for oversite development in new look

James Abbott
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New HS2 fleet details set out

Split of work between Alstom and Hitachi confirmed

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Going underground: a trip on the Elizabeth Line

​​​​​​​Editor Philip Sherratt enjoys a preview ride on London’s newest railway

For want of a nail

Our editorial reflects on the RAIB's report into the Carmont derailment

Runners and riders reviewed

ROGER FORD

New Train TIN-watch promotion criteria amended as Lumo ‘803s’ graduate within three periods

ROGER FORD
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From Platform to Parliament

After 20 years in the rail industry, CHRIS LODER was elected as MP for West Dorset in December 2019. He tells PHILIP SHERRATT how he believes the railway needs to seize the opportunity to change

Sleepers re-awake but the UK still dozes

ALAN WILLIAMS

Is Britain missing an opportunity amid the overnight train renaissance?

ALAN WILLIAMS
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Discovering stories beyond the train window

Vicki Pipe

Window Seater app offers a view of the outside world

Vicki Pipe

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Philip Sherratt

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James Abbott

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Roger Ford

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