Pick up the all-new December issue of Railways Illustrated magazine for the best coverage of today’s rail scene.

Each issue of Railways Illustrated offers a comprehensive roundup of the latest news and current events from the UK across the current railway, including heritage traction in service on the main lines.

Railways Illustrated reflects the energy and vitality of today’s rail scene. Here’s what to expect in the December issue:


The colored Class 66

In recent years, there has been a growing trend to apply unique livery schemes to various Class 66 freight locomotives, primarily with GB Railfreight. Richard Clinnick looks at this increasingly colorful fleet.

Creation of Corwen

In the second part of our focus on the Llangollen Railway, Andy Coward looks at the impressive work underway to create a new terminus for the railway at Corwen, which is due to open next year.

10 photos: Liam Barnes

For this issue of Railways Illustrated, we portray the photographic skills of 20-year-old Lancashire-based Liam Barnes who has become a very talented lens in a relatively short period of time. Here he presents his 10 favorite photos.


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