British prototype magazine information

(Last April 24th, 2015)



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The following is a list of prototype magazines published in the UK which carry articles of interest to those with an interest in Britain's railways.

British prototype magazines

Backtrack (ISSN 0955-5382)

British Railways Illustrated

British Railway Journal (ISSN 0265-4105) has no web site. Contact Cygnet Magazines Ltd., 1-3 Hagbourne Road, Didcot, Oxon OX11 8DP, ENGLAND

Great Western Railway Journal (ISSN 0944-6809) has no web site. Cygnet Magazines Ltd., 1-3 Hagbourne Road, Didcot, Oxon OX11 8DP, ENGLAND

Heritage Railways (ISSN ???)

Midland Record (ISSN 1357-6399) has no web site. Contact Cygnet Magazines Ltd., 1-3 Hagbourne Road, Didcot, Oxon OX11 8DP, ENGLAND

Modern Locomotives Illustrated (ISSN 0307-1804)

Modern Railways (ISSN 0026-8356)

RAIL (ISSN 0953-4563)

Rail Express (ISSN 1362 234X)

Railway Gazette International (ISSN 0373-5346)

Railway Magazine (ISSN 0033-8923)

Steam Days (ISSN 0269-0020)

Steam Railway (ISSN ???)

Today's Railway's (ISSN 1354-2753)

Traction (ISSN ???)

Tramways and Urban Transit (ISSN 1460-8324)

British prototype magazines which are no longer published

Archive (ISSN 1352-7991) published from 1994 to 1998.

Railway World (ISSN 0033-9032) ceased publication with the issue dated February 2003. Railways Illustrated, from the same publisher, commenced publication with the issue dated March 2003.

Steam World became part of Steam Railway in 1984.

The Modern Tramway was first published in January 1938 and with minor name variations continued until 1961. From January 1962 to December 1973 it became Modern Tramway and Light Railway Review. From , January 1974 to December 1976 it was Modern Tramway and Rapid Transit Review. From January 1977 to March 1980 it was Modern Tramway and Light Rapid Transit (ISSN 0309-8222) and then from April 1980 to December 1991 it became Modern Tramway and Light Rail Transit (ISSN 0144-1655). In January 1992 it became Light Rail and Modern Tramway (LR&MT) (ISSN 0964-9255). This in turn was replaced in January 1998 by the magazine's current title, Tramways & Urban Transit (ISSN 1460-8324).

World Steam ceased publication in ???.







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