August 2023


Rail Express is essential reading for today’s rail enthusiasts and photographers; and the August issue brings you the latest news, headlines, images and features from across the entire rail network.

Undoubtedly the best for modern traction photography, the magazine keeps readers informed and entertained with undiluted coverage of Britain’s railways in the diesel and electric era. Here’s what you’ll find inside the August issue…

Changing the future of Chiltern Railways

Managing director of Chiltern Railways,Richard Allan, talks to Richard Clinnick aboutthe future of the operator, including the prospect of new trains.

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Train at a platform
Final days for French Class 58s

A selection of images as the Class 58 fleet stored in France is scrapped.

Final days for French Class 58s
The future of UK traction

Richard Clinnick visits Worksop to see the arrival of the first Rail Operations Assets Ltd tri-mode locomotive, No. 93001.

Green train

Two additional Accurascale ‘31s’ announced, ‘89’ livery samples, the first TT:120 Class 08s arrive, Hornby Class 800 ‘Trainbow’ review, Accurascale ‘37/0’ review and repainting an ‘N’ gauge ‘90’.

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Model railway trains lined up on tracks

And there’s lots more to read in the August edition. If you like the look of this month’s issue, it’s available to order here. Alternatively, subscribe to save your pennies and receive every single issue through your letterbox, with free delivery.

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