Become a Member of RAILĀ 

Held in such high esteem, RAIL is one of the only titles in the industry the Department of Transport subscribes to. The market-leading modern railway magazine has an outstanding event portfolio and website, bringing its audience breaking news as well as unrivalled opinion and insight. RAIL is an influential brand, read in Whitehall by government employees, industry leaders as well as railway enthusiasts. 

A RAIL Membership gives you access to all RAIL Magazine’s content, however you choose, plus access to a host of other rewards and more. You’ll get:

  • Full and unlimited access to all content and archive articles 
  • Rewards and perks such as membership discounts and offers  


What are the options?

There are two RAIL Memberships to choose from:

  • Digital Membership – Access all the magazine content via a Members-only app and website including the Past Editions Archive, Members-only rewards, discounts and prizes plus a monthly Editor’s e-newsletter
  • Print & Digital Edition Membership – includes everything in the Digital Edition Membership plus 26 Print Editions delivered to your door with free UK delivery (overseas postage rates apply)



Since 1981 RAIL has been the UK’s most respected, authoritative, and influential railway industry magazine and is the first choice for anyone interested in today’s railway, whatever their reason. RAIL’s second-to-none news coverage is given context by its top-quality opinion, comment and analysis pieces covering the full spectrum of rail industry activity from Britain’s leading expert commentators.  


Widely respected within Government, RAIL delivers unrivalled insight, helping to inform policy, operations, maintenance, and services providers including Network Rail, train operators and the wider industry. 


With a membership to RAIL, you can expect: 

  • Independent and in-depth news 
  • Forensic and incisive analysis 
  • Unrivalled and insightful comment 
  • Knowledgeable and valued experts 
  • Read and respected from Ballast to Boardroom 


Becoming a RAIL member means you can enjoy all this, making a membership to RAIL the perfect choice for both railway enthusiasts and those working in the industry, whether it’s for yourself or as a gift for friends or family.  

RAIL is the voice of the rail industry.

Explore RAIL Membership options here 

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