Today's Railways

Today's Railways UK
Editor Paul Abell
Former editors Peter Fox
Staff writers Robert Pritchard
Alan Yearsley
Categories Railways, Light rail, Heritage railways
Frequency Monthly (second Monday)
Publisher Platform 5 Publishing Ltd
Founder Peter Fox
Year founded January 2002 (2002-Jan) (as entrain)
First issue January 2006 (2006-Jan)
Company Platform 5 Publishing Ltd
Country UK
Based in Sheffield
Language English
ISSN 1475-9713
Today's Railways Europe
Editor David Haydock
Staff writers 30 regular contributors
Categories Railways, Light rail, Heritage railways
Frequency Monthly (fourth Monday)
Publisher Platform 5 Publishing Ltd
First issue 1994, as Today's Railways
Company Platform 5 Publishing Ltd
Country UK / France
Based in Sheffield / Douai
Language English
ISSN 1354-2753

Today's Railways UK (TRUK) and Today's Railways Europe (TREU) are railway magazines aimed at the enthusiast and semi-professional market and concentrating on current and heritage events, in the UK, and in continental Europe respectively. They are published by Platform 5 Publishing Ltd of Sheffield.[1]


Today's Railways Europe

Today's Railways EUROPE magazine began publication in 1994 as Today's Railways.[2]

Today's Railways EUROPE (ISSN 1354-2753), covers the European railway scene, and normally published on the fourth Monday of each month. The magazine sometimes publishes articles on scenic lines.[3] Normally, the magazine consist of several sections: headlights (usually David Haydocks text about contemporary events on the railway scene, 1 page), headline news (up to 8 pages), light rail news (4 pages), mail train (2 pages), news round up (18 - 22 pages), heritage news (4 pages), railtours diary and book and DVD reviews. The magazine also have up to three feature articles. In the recent issues, TREU also covers Russian and ex-Soviet railway news.

Today's Railways UK

Today's Railways UK (ISSN 1750-6905), covers railways in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It has carried its current title from issue #49, January 2006, having originally (from January 2002) been published as entrain (ISSN 1475-9713).

The magazine is normally published on the second Monday of each month.


The paper size is now A4.

See also

UK railways interest magazines:


  1. British Library. Bibliographic Services Division (2006). Serials in the British Library. The British Library, Bibliographic Services Division. p. 118. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  2. "Comment: Two Years On". Today's Railways (13). Platform 5 Publishing (UK). June–July 1996. p. 5. ISSN 1354-2753.
  3. Solomon, Brian; Gruber, John E. (2003). Railway Photography. Krause Publications. p. 97. ISBN 978-0-87349-566-0.

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