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 || 2023

RN311 January || Advertisers’ deadline 13 January || Publication day 19 January
RN312 February || Advertisers’ deadline 10 February || Publication day 16 February
RN313 March || Advertisers’ deadline 10 March || Publication day 16 March
RN314 April || Advertisers’ deadline 6 April || Publication day 14 April
RN315 May || Advertisers’ deadline 28 April || Publication day 12 May
RN316 June || Advertisers’ deadline 2 June || Publication day 8 June
RN317 July || Advertisers’ deadline 7 July || Publication day 13 July
RN318 August || Advertisers’ deadline 4 August || Publication day 10 August
RN319 September || Advertisers’ deadline 8 September || Publication day 14 September
RN320 October || Advertisers’ deadline 6 October || Publication day 12 October
RN321 November || Advertisers’ deadline 3 November || Publication day 9 November
RN322 December || Advertisers’ deadline 1 December || Publication day 7 December

*All issues are published on Thursdays