RAILNEWS is the only trade newspaper for the railway industry in Britain, and its main audience is railway staff at all levels, including many senior decision-makers 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 great deals for bookings on both platforms.

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

Our experienced advertising team are 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 Deadlines/Publication Dates 2019

July issue deadline 24 June

August issue deadline 22 July

September issue deadline 23 August

October issue deadline 23 September

November issue deadline 28 October

December issue deadline 25 November

Publication date 4 July

Publication date 1 August

Publication date 5 September

Publication date 3 October

Publication date 7 November

Publication date 5 December


 Forward Features

To enable us to respond to current news and affairs within the rail industry, Railnews does not publish an annual forward features list. Features within the publication are announced and published with a 3-month lead time to interested parties. To signup to our mailing list for upcoming features and advertising opportunities, please complete the form below.
Subscribe to our mailing list