The Railway Magazine March cover

Inside the March issue of The Railway Magazine

Britain’s best-selling rail title The Railway Magazine is back for another month of award-winning photos, news, features and exclusives from the rail industry, past and present.

This month’s The Railway Magazine features the all important news that HS2 has been given the green light, plus the Department for Transport takes control of Northern. Also, FREE with the March issue is the fantastic 2020 Gala and Events Guide.

The Railway Magazine March cover

Headline news

Northern franchise to be run by Operator of Last Resort, full go-head for HS2, new general manager atWest Somerset Railway, East West Rail Phase 3 gets approval, £20,000 to steam Pendennis Castle, Dartmoor Railway in administration, Prince Charles opens new CAF factory.


Nostalgia isn’t what it used to be

Nick Pigott reflects on how the hobby of railway enthusiasm has changed since the days of steam, looking at elements both detrimental and positive to the 21st century enthusiast.

90 not out!

As renowned railway photographer Brian Morrison reaches his 90th birthday, we present a selection of his images taken during eight decades behind the lens, from GWR ‘Saints’ to Class 40s.

PLUS | The Railway Magazine’s monthly news digest covering industrial, steam, Irish, narrow gauge, metro, network, freight and more!


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Sam Hewitt

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