Welcome to the British Railway Journal Index

A complete, fully searchable online index of Britlsh Railway Journal, the UK's leading historical railway magazine from Cygnet Magazines, covering every issue and special.

If you find this site useful, you may also be interested in the Great Western Railway Journal Index and the Model Railway Journal Index

Please note that this site is not associated with Cygnet Magazines in any way. For more information on contacting Cygnet Magazines, see the purchase page.


  • Following a protracted dispute with the web hosting provider over the quality of service provided, all of the index sites have now been permanently transferred to a new hosting provider - if you notice any problems, please alert the site administrator using the feedback page.

  • This site was first launched on November 26, 2015. All articles through issue 78 have now been added to the system. The entry of detailed article information (description, tags, etc.) has begun but it is a very time consuming process so please be patient - this page will be updated as progress is made.

  • The British Railway Journal Index site was last updated on October 25, 2016.