PREVIEW: May issue of Rail Express magazine

The May issue of Rail Express magazine is essential reading for today’s rail enthusiasts.

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…

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Headline News

ScotRail to be Nationalised; Coventry VLR progress; First ‘91’ heads for scrap; Stourbridge branch relaid; Cardiff seeks rail expansion; First additional cars for NIR units arrive; Rare ‘Chopper’ passenger working; WH Davis to build ‘MegaBox’ wagons; Main Line Class 484 testing starts; Major infrastructure projects take shape at King’s Cross and Barking Riverside.

25 years of change

Previous editors Murray Brown and Gareth Bayer recall some of their Rail Express memories, backed up with snippets from some of our 300 past issues.

The Magnificent Seven

Which seven BR diesels have carried the number ‘300’?

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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. 

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Subscribers save money, get their copies delivered to their doorstep and never miss an issue!

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