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Top railway magazine reading
There is a huge choice in trains magazines in the market. Britain takes for sure the lead in terms of diversity. The titles cover a variety of topics like model railways, garden railways, rail industry information, heritage and history of railways and much more. The quality of paper and photography published as well as some rare insider information account for the price of the issues. Almost any country in Europe has its own trains magazines. This proves that rail enthusiasts are still out there in high numbers. Many of these enthusiasts are active readers. They visit unknown trainspotter locations to take amateur pictures or write reports for the magazines. In this way the railway enthusiast is able to earn some additional cash for the next trip when he sells his work to the titles and other readers get the feeling that the trains magazines are made by true railway lovers. As this website focuses on trainspotters we will give you an overview of the best trains magazines for trainspotters.
Popular trains magazines in Europe :
The Railway Magazine: This is the website of Britains top selling railwaymagazine. Like the magazine itself, the website has for every rail enthusist someting, from tracktion, steam to modern railway topics. Generally the site complements the magazines buyers experience with regular updates.
IRJ: Global monthly magazine for rail industry professionals with a strong coverage on Europe.
Today's Railways Europe covers all current events in European rail travel. The magazine presents regularly new rolling stock and has great pictures of European trains in it.
Steam Railway features exclusive steam trains news and is a very good companion for heritage fans. It is one of the biggest titles in the steam scene.
european railway review: Bi-Monthly title about European Railway Industry with very respected editorial board members. This magazin may dedicate many sections for machinery and maintainance works as well as new developments.
modern railways: This is mainly a reading for professionals in the railway industry but also for people with general interest in railways.
This portal is part of the German railway magazines LOK MAGAZIN, BAHN EXTRA und STRASSENBAHN MAGAZIN and features updates around railways and more.
Rail: This magazine has a strong focus on Government involvement, to operations, maintenance and services provided by Network Rail, train operators and the wider industry.
Railway Herald: This is probably the only trains magazine that comes weekly free of charge and can be downloaded as a full version online.
Heritage Railway: Features very comprehensive steam news on UK preserved railways and locomotives. Magazine has good connections to the scene.