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Latest Issue: October 2014


New tube for London
Round-up of upgrades on the Underground

Northern Line transformation
A three-step upgrade for a key route in the capital

By Northern Line to Battersea
A southwards extension for the Charing Cross branch

Crossrail wires up the tunnels
Fit-out stage has arrived for the cross-London project

Boris backs big Bakerloo build
A Bakerloo extension to Lewisham is in the 2050 plan

Remodelling Watford Junction
A new layout for the Hertfordshire hub

Croxley gets connected
A link for the Metropolitan Line to Watford Junction


Class 278 answers regional prayers
Proposal for using D78 trains in the North

GTR is go!
A briefififing on the UK’s biggest franchise


An introduction from the Editor

Modern Railways’ editorial view

Pan Up
A survey of customer attitudes and a cab ride in a Class 70

Blood and custard
Our diary column

Readers comment on topical issues around the railway today

Our monthly look at changes on the national network

Moving Wheels
Rolling stock news

In Business and small ads
Latest happenings in industry

Recent appointments

Crossrail update
Progress at Paddington

Alan Williams
Ticketing troubles


News Front
Wilkinson stays at the helm; Southeastern’s Direct Award; exciting plans for Liverpool’s rail network

Rail Freight
DRS orders 10 more ‘68s’; pea shingle for B&Q by rail

Infrastructure News
Slippage on Cardiff resignalling; Chorley arches refurbished

Informed Sources
Captain Deltic sets an electrification yardstick and reviews Labour’s rail policy

Europe View
Keith Fender presents a round-up of news from across the Channel

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