What’s inside the July edition 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 covers the devastating news about the COVID-19 pandemic as the rail industry is hit hard, as train companies thank the NHS. 

July edition of The Railway Magazine

Headline news

Northern’s 100-day review released, facemasks become compulsory on trains,‘Pacers’ given a lifeline until December, luxury charter trains for Settle-Carlisle line, calls to extend HS2 toScotland, freight at lowest levels since the 1980s, Stagecoach loses legal challenge.


Norwich in Ninety

For this month’s Practice & Performance John Heaton analyses the performances of steam, diesel and electric traction over Great Eastern metals.

BR’s last steam push-pull trains

Philip Horton recounts his schoolboy mission to ride on and photograph the last examples of steam-worked push-pull trains in operation with BR before it was too late.

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Sam Hewitt

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