The Railway Magazine

British railway magazine

The Railway Magazine is a monthly British railway magazine, aimed at the railway enthusiast market, that has been published in London since July 1897. As of 2010 it has been, for three years running, the railway magazine with the largest circulation in the U.K., having a monthly average sale during 2009 of 34,715[1] (the figure for 2007 being 34,661).[2] It was published by IPC Media until October 2010, with ISSN 0033-8923, and in 2007 won IPC's 'Magazine of the Year' award. From November 2010, The Railway Magazine is now published by Mortons Media Group Ltd. (Mortons of Horncastle).

The Railway Magazine
Cover of the October 1901 issue. Typical for early 20th century: only the colours, issue number, date and volume changed from month to month
EditorNick Pigott
Former editorsGeorge Augustus Nokes ("G.A. Sekon"), first editor
First issueJuly 1897
CompanyMortons of Horncastle
CountryUnited Kingdom
Based inLondon

References change

  1. Pigott, Nick (April 2010). Pigott, Nick (ed.). "A hat-trick of title wins for your RM". The Railway Magazine. 156 (1308). London: IPC Media: 3. ISSN 0033-8923.
  2. Pigott, Nick (April 2008). "The best-selling railway title in Great Britain". Railway Magazine. 154 (1284): 3.

Bibliography change

  • Jackson, Alan A. (2002). "George Augustus Nokes: notes for an unwritten biography". Journal of the Railway and Canal Historical Society. 34: 110–15.
  • Sekon, G.A. (July–August 1947). "The start of The Railway Magazine". The Railway Magazine. 93 (570): 197–8.{{cite journal}}: CS1 maint: date and year (link)
  • Semmens, Peter W.B. (1996). A Century of Railways. Sparkford: Oxford Publishing Co. ISBN 0-86093-535-3.
  • Semmens, Peter and Pigott, Nick (July 1997). "100 not out! – the story of The Railway Magazine". Railway Magazine. 143 (1155): 13–19.{{cite journal}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)

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