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 2022

January Issue Deadline 5 January Publication 13 January

February Issue Deadline 31 January Publication 10 February

March Issue Deadline 28 February Publication 10 March

April Issue Deadline 28 March Publication 7 April

May Issue Deadline 25 April Publication 6 May

June Issue Deadline 27 May Publication 9 June

July Issue Deadline 27 June Publication 7 July

August Issue Deadline 25 July Publication 4 August

September Issue Deadline 26 August Publication 8 September

October Issue Deadline 26 September Publication 6 October

November Issue Deadline 31 October Publication 10 November

December Issue Deadline 28 November Publication 8 December

*All issues are published on Thursdays

 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.
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