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 2020

January issue Deadline 3 January Publication date* 9 January

February issue Deadline 27 January Publication date 6 February

March issue Deadline 24 February Publication date 5 March

April issue Deadline 23 March Publication date 2 April

May issue Deadline 27 April Publication date 7 May

June issue Deadline 25 May Publication date 4 June

July issue Deadline 22 June Publication date 2 July

August issue Deadline 20 July Publication date 30 July

September issue Deadline 24 August Publication date 3 September

October issue Deadline 21 September Publication date 1 October

November issue Deadline 26 October Publication date 5 November

December issue Deadline 30 November Publication date 10 December

*All issues are published on Thursdays

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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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