December 2023


Grab the brand-new December issue of Railways Illustrated magazine for the best coverage of today’s railway scene.

Railways Illustrated reflects the energy and vitality of the present-day railway scene. Here’s what’s in the December issue:

Great Western

Bringing its 50th anniversary of diesel preservation celebrations to a close, the Severn Valley Railway’s Autumn Diesel Bash brought together the largest collection of preserved diesel-hydraulic locomotives in preservation history at the end of September.

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Naming the Peaks: Part two

Simon Lilley brings us the second instalment of his study into the namings of the Peaks, this time taking a closer look at the regimental names applied to 26 of the 2500hp locomotives.

10 London Pictures: Tom McAtee

In a change to our usual monthly photographic feature, Tom McAtee spent three days with his camera in and around London. Here, he presents his personal, hand-picked selection from his time in the capital.

And there’s lots more to read in the December edition. It’s available to order here, or you can subscribe and receive every issue, every month with one of our latest deals.

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