Rail Express - March 2020

Inside the March issue of Rail Express…

Green light for HS2! We have the full story plus a host of features in the March issue of Rail Express magazine!

If you’d like to read this latest issue of Rail Express magazine, then you can download the digital version, order the print magazine, or better yet take out a subscription for the best value offers. Here’s what to expect this month…

Rail Express - March 2020

Headline News

Government takes over running of Northern franchise; Green light for full HS2 to Leeds and Manchester; Top awards for Test Car 2; LNER to retain ‘91s’ into 2022; First Class 777 arrives on Merseyside for commissioning; Network Rail calls for rethink on capacity issues; New depots for Cardiff and Bescot; Island Line infrastructure boost.


Sheffield 150

The city’s ex-Midland Railway station has reached a major milestone.

Modelling section

There are some great new models up for review this month, including Bachmann’s ‘OO’ gauge Class 24, Heljan’s ‘O’ gauge Class 03 and Class 50, and Accurascale’s PFA container wagon.

There’s also news of the forthcoming releases of a Class 27 loco, Class 159 DMU, a large scale Class 33 and an ‘N’ gauge Class 313.


PLUS! All the latest news covering Railtours, Preservation, Units, Shunters, Coaches, Wagons and the Irish modern traction scene.

Rail Express magazine is on sale in UK newsagents and supermarkets, and you can buy the current issue in digital and paper formats here!

You can also buy stacks of back issues of RE, but it’s cheaper to subscribe. Subscribers save money, get their copies delivered to their doorstep and never miss an issue!


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