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
|Former editors||George Augustus Nokes ("G.A. Sekon"), first editor|
|First issue||July 1897|
|Company||Mortons of Horncastle|
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[update] 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 (the figure for 2007 being 34,661). 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).
References[change | edit source]
- Pigott, Nick (April 2010). Pigott, Nick. ed. "A hat-trick of title wins for your RM". The Railway Magazine (London: IPC Media) 156 (1308): 3. ISSN 0033-8923.
- Pigott, Nick (April 2008). "The best-selling railway title in Great Britain". Railway Magazine 154 (1284): 3.
Bibliography[change | edit source]
- 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.
- 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.