The Railway Magazine December Cover

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.

Here’s what to expect in the December issue of The Railway Magazine:

Headline News

Slippery rails ‘almost certainly’ caused Salisbury crash; and commuter feasibility funds prompt East Lancs Railway concerns.

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Steam & Heritage

Future of steam secured; More parts cast for new-build ‘County’; Gala adds traction to Gloucestershire Warwickshire season; £200k grant aids Corwen station project; Hagley Hall to star in Severn Valley gala?

Capacity not times

The decision not to implement the full ‘Y’-shaped HS2 plan from London to Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds dismisses the most important point: capacity. The IRP makes a big deal about journey times, and how many inter-city trips will be quicker than today (although not as quick as under the full HS2 plan).

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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.


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