The Railway Citation Index

An essential tool for your railway-based research

Explore 340,000 subject-based citations from periodicals, magazines, books and newspapers.

Created by our amazing volunteers, transcribing content from the card catalogue of subject specialist and railway historian Alan Jackson, it is a rich, albeit idiosyncratic resource for all aspects to do with railways and transport in Britain and overseas.

It is quirky, it's part of its charm and usefulness we think, but do read our how to use page before running your searches.

If this Index proves useful to you, we'd love to hear how.

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A photograph of some of the index cards which make up the Railway Citation Index