• General Discussion: Locomotives, Rolling Stock, and Equipment

  • General discussion about locomotives, rolling stock, and equipment
General discussion about locomotives, rolling stock, and equipment

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roof walk end dates
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Looks like there may be some interesting changes ahead . . .
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American Railcar Tank Cars For Auction
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1 Replies 
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5 Replies 
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2 Replies 
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GATX Tank Train
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11 Replies 
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Switching with desktop controls
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4 Replies 
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9 Replies 
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3 Replies 
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Question about axle bearing maintenance
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2 Replies 
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4 Replies 
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Official Locomotive Rosters & News, 2014 Edition
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0 Replies 
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The Colebrookdale Railroad seeking old Passenger style cars
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2 Replies 
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New Tank Car Manufacturer
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1 Replies 
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Pro seeking hi rail pickup sprayer or hi rail gear supplier
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10 Replies 
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315 000 lbs freight cars. How common?
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4 Replies 
 3027 Views
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5 Replies 
 3054 Views
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Strange Hammer Racor
by deanneddt  - 
3 Replies 
 3327 Views
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Woodings Rail Anchor Markings
by JWilson  - 
0 Replies 
 2418 Views
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Pre-cast track sections instead of ties/ballast
by SouthernRailway  - 
1 Replies 
 2621 Views
 by jlr3266
 
Railroad startups?
by SouthernRailway  - 
5 Replies 
 3373 Views
 by v8interceptor
 
What is this used for?
by FarmallBob  - 
0 Replies 
 2443 Views
 by FarmallBob
 
Why do people love Steam Locomotives so much?
by ricebrianrice  - 
12 Replies 
 5541 Views
 by talltim
 
Cab Heaters
by Bigt  - 
9 Replies 
 4359 Views
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FRA and USDOT working on "trespass detection system"
by MEC407  - 
4 Replies 
 2943 Views
 by justalurker66
 
Anybody know what this car is used for?
by scharnhorst  - 
2 Replies 
 2724 Views
 by scharnhorst
 
Anyone know what this car is??
by scharnhorst  - 
11 Replies 
 4055 Views
 by tj48
 
GATX 1082 tank car
by nydepot  - 
4 Replies 
 3019 Views
 by Desertdweller
 
Opportunities for non-museum cab rides for the public
by SouthernRailway  - 
7 Replies 
 3374 Views
 by scharnhorst
 
F.R.E.D.
by dmouse  - 
12 Replies 
 8139 Views
 by mmi16
 
Southern Pacific units and all the crazy head lights
by scharnhorst  - 
3 Replies 
 2846 Views
 by scharnhorst
 
Way to tag along with a track inspection crew?
by SouthernRailway  - 
3 Replies 
 2448 Views
 by scharnhorst
 
Presidential (and other) Campaign Trains
by CarterB  - 
0 Replies 
 1374 Views
 by CarterB
 
Combinations on excursion trains.
by railfan365  - 
4 Replies 
 2876 Views
 by Engineer Spike
 
Ballast Hopper
by ricebrianrice  - 
8 Replies 
 3297 Views
 by scharnhorst
 
General service tank car vacuum rating?
by Cowford  - 
0 Replies 
 2131 Views
 by Cowford
 
Question about AC/DC propulsion on modern Diesel-Electric se
by Ryand-Smith  - 
7 Replies 
 2944 Views
 by JayBee
 
Crude Oil Trains
by tj48  - 
6 Replies 
 3420 Views
 by GOLDEN-ARM
 
Sanity check on traction motor power
by Stepper  - 
0 Replies 
 2048 Views
 by Stepper
 
Electric Brakes
by ricebrianrice  - 
6 Replies 
 2557 Views
 by mmi16
 
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