September 2023


Rail Express is essential reading for today’s rail enthusiasts and photographers; and the September 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 September issue…

Headline News

High Speed Trains for export to Mexico, CrossCountry’s retro repaint for HST power cars, TransPennine Express ‘68s’ finish on southern route, ticket office consultation extended and first new Siemens London Underground train moves to Germany for testing.

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Worth the wait for the West Midlands?

Richard Clinnick reports on the impending introduction of new trains for West Midlands Trains, and what will happen to the existing fleets.

How Ely capacity woes affect Britain

A busy location for passenger and freight trains, Ely could become even busier if a scheme to improve capacity is approved. Richard Clinnick looks at the plans.

Class 50s to the coast

A pictorial recording of two Class 50s visiting the East Anglian coast.

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Peter Watts 50 years of railtouring

Richard Clinnick meets Peter Watts to look back at his career with F&W Railtours and Pathfinder Tours.

And there’s lots more to read in the September 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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