RAILNEWS is the trade newspaper for the railway industry in Britain, and its main audience is railway staff at all levels, including many senior managers in Network Rail, train operators and the large supply chain.

You can advertise in print to 100,000 readers, or on the fast-moving Railnews website, which adds 20,000 more. We are also pleased to offer attractive deals for bookings which combine online and print.

The unique strength of Railnews is that it has business-to-business and consumer audiences within the rail industry at all levels, offering unrivalled opportunities to you.

Our experienced advertising team is always available to offer you expert advice on display, travel, financial, recruitment and sponsorship options for both online and print advertising. We'll be pleased to discuss the opportunities, without any obligation.

Start by calling our media sales executive David Longstaff. 

01438 281210 or email

Media Information

Railnews dates || 2024

RN323 January || Advertisers’ deadline 2 January || Publication day 11 January
RN324 February || Advertisers’ deadline 29 January || Publication day 8 February
RN325 March || Advertisers’ deadline 26 February || Publication day 7 March
RN326 April || Advertisers’ deadline 28 March || Publication day 11 April
RN327 May || Advertisers’ deadline 29 April || Publication day 10 May
RN328 June || Advertisers’ deadline 24 May || Publication day 6 June
RN329 July || Advertisers’ deadline 24 June || Publication day 4 July
RN330 August || Advertisers’ deadline 29 July || Publication day 8 August
RN331 September || Advertisers’ deadline 23 August || Publication day 5 September
RN332 October || Advertisers’ deadline 23 September || Publication day 3 October
RN334 November || Advertisers’ deadline 28 October || Publication day 7 November
RN335 December || Advertisers’ deadline 25 November || Publication day 5 December

*All issues are published on Thursdays