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PREVIEW: 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 takes you behind the scenes with the Royal Train, plus HS2’s Crewe extension is given Royal Assent as protesters defy bailiffs. Here’s what is coming up in the February issue:

80 years of the Pocket Peckett

As Peckett 0-4-0ST Teddy reaches its 80th anniversary, Gary Boyd-Hope looks back over its interesting career, including its connections to a famous ‘steamcleric’.

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Operating the Royal Train: Part 2

Geoff Griffiths concludes his fascinating look back over his time as RoyalTrain manager, recounting some of the more humorous episodes he witnessed.

Merchant Venturer

For this month’s Practice & Performance John Heaton samples the splendour of preserved steam haulage over two of England’s best known and most scenic main lines.

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Pre-order The RM

With many readers still shielding from the risks of coronavirus and not wanting to mix with other people at the shops, from this issue forward comes the opportunity to pre order the next issue either online or by calling our Customer Services team. 

Unlike a subscription, there is no minimum commitment, you order in advance and The RM is delivered to your door. The pre-order option will make sure you don’t miss a copy while staying safe at home. 

Visit mrtns.uk/pre-order-rm

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