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January 2020 issue on sale!

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It’s a new decade and now a new dawn for the West Coast Main Line as Avanti takes over from Virgin Trains! We cover this and more in the January 2020 edition 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…

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First ‘Pacers’ scrapped!

Northern sends Class 142s on a final trip to Booth’s.


Main Line preserved diesels

The full story of the last 25 years since Class 46 Ixion broke the mould.

0-60 Class 230

Vivarail’s re-engineered units are put through their paces in our acceleration test.

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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About the Author

Sam Hewitt

Digital Editor at Mortons Media Group Ltd.
Sam Hewitt is the Digital Editor of The Railway Hub. Sam has a Journalism degree from the University of Lincoln. When he’s not writing about railways he can be found at Keepmoat Stadium, supporting his beloved League One football team Doncaster Rovers.
01507 529529 | SHewitt@Mortons.co.uk
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