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General discussion about locomotives, rolling stock, and equipment

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GENERAL ELECTRIC PASSENGER DIESELS
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Railroad Locomotives - a new blog
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What Event Reminds You of a Cherished RR Memory ?
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Stopping a reluctant or runaway diesel engine.
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The Caboose As A Workplace
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Reciprocation in the 21st century, a thought exercise
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Alignment control coupled locomotive movements on NS
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Liquidated: Colorado Railcar, now US Railcar
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Alignment control couplers
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Solari Board Interface
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EMU and Locomotive Horns
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No "F" on Budd RDC units
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EMUs Vs Locomotives
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Passenger Car Door Indicator Lights
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no more passenger B-units
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12 Replies 
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Rader/Colorado Railcar and the Marlboro Express
by John_Perkowski  - 
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Charging Air With Engine Throttle In 6 + ???
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engine slow to take off
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What do these freight cars carry?
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Hep power on sw1500?
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Diesel accompanying UP 3985 Challenger on Circus Train
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ATSF 50' Refrigerator car question
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question about rails being tranported on special flat cars
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SP and D&RGW Krauss-Maffei Diesel-Hydraulics
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A Montreal (ALCO) C-424 (and other Century units) thread
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MARS light?
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29 Replies 
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What's easier to maintain, riveted steel or wooden cars?
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What's so wrong about liking trains?
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What makes the gates go down?
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2 Axle trucks versus 3 axle trucks
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Identify this Foreign Locomotive
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Intermodal car consists
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What causes tank car implosion
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Ferromex to acquire 44 new locomotives
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Jordan Spreader parts needed
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Need help identifying possible railroad tool
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Singals aspects shown for a #32.75 switch?
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Looking for a road/rail trailer with mini crane
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Sleeper Car Designation Conventions?
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Unloading a hopper
by lexon  - 
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Do you watch the cars too?
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10 Replies 
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USRA Era Steam | New England(?)
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4 Replies 
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Slug question
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13 Replies 
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TMCC AMC
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1 Replies 
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Damaged locomotives
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10 Replies 
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Vents on Canadian Cars
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3 Replies 
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Question about a train's wheels.
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5 Replies 
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Of Vandals and Visigoths
by trainsinmaine  - 
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Of Vandals, Visigoths and "Conrail Boyz"
by wis bang  - 
16 Replies 
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 by scharnhorst
 
Anti-Lock Brakes for trains?
by CPSK  - 
9 Replies 
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 by gp9rm4108
 
Davenport 35-Ton Switcher
by Benjamin Maggi  - 
8 Replies 
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 by Benjamin Maggi
 
How did 'waste' wick oil onto Friction Bearings?
by Sir Ray  - 
10 Replies 
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 by ex Budd man
 
Who decides when an engine gets retired?
by airman00  - 
8 Replies 
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 by eddiebehr
 
Cost of private cars?
by clburton  - 
0 Replies 
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GE BB40-9WM
by DanM  - 
7 Replies 
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Can anybody identify this type car ?
by 3rdrail  - 
10 Replies 
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 by John_Perkowski
 
Mystery Steam Locomotive
by Ridgefielder  - 
8 Replies 
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Can someone explain FRA Standards?
by ldestouches  - 
5 Replies 
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Positive Train Control Myths and Facts
by NellieBly  - 
95 Replies 
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 by justalurker66
 
Spring Frog on turnout
by BobLI  - 
19 Replies 
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 by justalurker66
 
What are cab signals?
by airman00  - 
4 Replies 
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 by airman00
 
Standard Stoker
by B&O grandson  - 
3 Replies 
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Intermodal; trailer and container sizes
by SooLineRob  - 
54 Replies 
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 by Cowford
 
Well Hole Flat Cars
by scharnhorst  - 
8 Replies 
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 by scharnhorst
 
Green & Orange MSW Containers Vs. the Grey ones
by tommy3108  - 
0 Replies 
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 by tommy3108
 
Moving specialized MoW equipment & FRA rules
by farecard  - 
1 Replies 
 1007 Views
 by DutchRailnut
 
Snow Operations
by ExEMDLOCOTester  - 
30 Replies 
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 by farecard
 
STUMP THE CHUMP!
by John_Perkowski  - 
4 Replies 
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 by ex Budd man
 
Braking Long Trains
by l008com  - 
26 Replies 
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 by farecard
 
Dampflok in "The Last Station"
by Allen Hazen  - 
1 Replies 
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 by D.Carleton
 
Continuous rail AC track signals....
by farecard  - 
2 Replies 
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 by farecard
 
Reqeust for data: Switcher Trucks, GE 752, EMD D77/78, etc.
by Luther Brefo  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Luther Brefo
 
Submersible traction motors?
by Passenger  - 
1 Replies 
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 by v8interceptor
 
AC&F Anodized Aluminum corrugated side passenger cars
by Alcochaser  - 
2 Replies 
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 by Alcochaser
 
What are traction motors?
by #7470  - 
29 Replies 
 10636 Views
 by farecard
 
Electric locomotives--New Forum Request
by ex Budd man  - 
8 Replies 
 2002 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
What keeps excess height cars from tipping over?
by slashmaster  - 
21 Replies 
 4429 Views
 by JCitron
 
In heavy snow are air swithes better than electric?
by train2  - 
12 Replies 
 2045 Views
 by Jersey_Mike
 
Batteries on GG-1 ?
by BoilerBob  - 
7 Replies 
 1384 Views
 by ex Budd man
 
Stacks capped?
by airman00  - 
4 Replies 
 1407 Views
 by GN 599
 
334 Locomotives when and whom?
by Ira  - 
41 Replies 
 6330 Views
 by Jersey_Mike
 
KC Southern.
by Ira  - 
3 Replies 
 10662 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
Can anyone identify this?
by jamesl  - 
2 Replies 
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 by santafeboy
 
dynamic braking train from lead engine w/o dynamics
by .Taurus.  - 
6 Replies 
 1795 Views
 by Engineer Spike
 
SW1500 question...
by airman00  - 
16 Replies 
 3118 Views
 by mrconductor55
 
Calculating Track Speed
by jz441  - 
2 Replies 
 839 Views
 by jz441
 
Engine rebuilding?...
by airman00  - 
4 Replies 
 1327 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
AC Catenary/Diesel Dual Modes besides NJT/AMT order
by metroduff  - 
2 Replies 
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 by bengt
 
Locomotive air dryers
by sd80mac  - 
5 Replies 
 2252 Views
 by D.Carleton
 
Scientology Slogan Trash
by tommy3108  - 
7 Replies 
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 by goodnightjohnwayne
 
Locomotive aesthetics
by Triplex  - 
31 Replies 
 8236 Views
 by apratt
 
Chessie hoppers for repaint?
by consist  - 
7 Replies 
 2092 Views
 by roadster
 
any pictures of slumbercoach interiors?
by Rtrain  - 
4 Replies 
 2254 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
Who was Freight Car America?
by Allen Hazen  - 
2 Replies 
 1379 Views
 by Sir Ray
 
250 ton crane
by BobLI  - 
16 Replies 
 9805 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
Dual Mode Locos Dangerous in Tunnels ?
by Super Seis  - 
25 Replies 
 4426 Views
 by Nasadowsk
 
Low Water Button on Locomotive...
by sery2831  - 
18 Replies 
 3623 Views
 by Engineer Spike
 
AC traction rebuilds
by Triplex  - 
16 Replies 
 2937 Views
 by DutchRailnut
 
Graffiti Gone Wild
by ljeppson  - 
9 Replies 
 2295 Views
 by Cowford
 
Caboose house
by Caboosemom  - 
9 Replies 
 2603 Views
 by airman00
 
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