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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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SIGNS OF IMPROVEMENT

ROGER FORD

Five-car ‘710s’ still on top in New Train TIN-watch

ROGER FORD
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SCOTLAND’S SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGE

Balancing revenues and costs and tackling climate change are the main priorities for the railway north of the border, as Transport Scotland’s Director of Rail BILL REEVE and Scotland’s Railway MD ALEX HYNES tell PHILIP SHERRATT

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DfT secures extra billions – but no sign of IRP

The Department for Transport has received more funding in the Spending Review - but there is still no sign of the long awaited Integrated Rail Plan.

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TAKING BACK CONTROL

Ian Walmsley

The biggest research shock ever – cheaper signalling

Ian Walmsley

RESERVATIONS - Walk-on versus ambiance

ROGER FORD

■ Inter-city operators under fire
■ LNER running dual system

ROGER FORD
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West Mids rebuilds move forward

Good progress is being made with works at Perry Barr and University stations in the West Midlands

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11 extra DLR trains coming

CAF trains will support future growth in east London

Alan Williams - November 2021

ALAN WILLIAMS

We are at critical juncture for the railway, suggests our correspondent

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LEGENDS OF THE LINE

Vicki Pipe

VICKI PIPE finds out how a retired Pacer is supporting the work of mental health charity Platform 1

Vicki Pipe

Now arriving – the Minimum Viable Railway

The railway must get used to leaner times ahead

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