Locomotive, Railway Carriage & Wagon Review

Locomotive, Railway Carriage & Wagon Review was a British monthly magazine covering the rail transport industry. It was first published in 1896 as Moore's Monthly Magazine. After 65 years and 807 issues, it ceased in November 1959 being incorporated into sister Ian Allan Publishing publication Trains Illustrated in January 1960 which in turn became Modern Railways in January 1962.[1]

Locomotive, Railway Carriage & Wagon Review
CategoriesRail transport
FrequencyMonthly (weekly in 1903)
PublisherLocomotive Publishing Co
First issue1896
Final issueNovember 1959
Based inHampton Court
LanguageBritish English

It primarily focused on new railway locomotives and rolling stock with a combination of news and reviews. Although with an emphasis on activities in the United Kingdom, it did cover other countries, notably the Netherlands and British Colonies.


  1. ^ "Letter from Ian Allan Publishing" Locomotive Railway Carriage & Wagon Review issue 795 November 1959