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Books, Magazines, Music, TV, and Movies, and other Media
Discussion related to railroads/trains that show up in TV shows, commercials, movies, literature (books, poems and more), songs, the Internet, and more... Also includes discussion of well-known figures in the railroad industry or the rail enthusiast hobby.
Moderator: Aa3rt
610 Topics 
3056 Posts
New Book - Erie/Erie Lackawan…
 by PeteB
Employment
General discussion about working in the railroad industry. Industry employers are welcome to post openings here.
Moderator: thebigc
4126 Topics 
39058 Posts
Re: IOWA NORTHERN HIRING COND…
 by choochooman
Gaming & Simulations
General discussion of computer gaming and railroad simulations. Topics include MS Train Simulator (MSTS), Auran Trainz, Railroad Tycoon, Railroad Dispatcher and more...
Moderators: LIRRMEDFORD, 8th Notch
342 Topics 
1831 Posts
Re: "Train Sim Web Links"
 by loco
Museums, Tourist Lines, and Historical Organizations
General discussion related to all railroad clubs, museums, tourist and scenic lines. Generally this covers museums with static displays, museums that operate excursions, scenic lines that have museums, and so on. Check out the Tourist Railway Association (TRAIN) for more information.
Moderators: Miketherailfan, rob216
516 Topics 
4072 Posts
Re: Needs help designing Penn…
 by Jeff Smith
Operations, Facilities, Maps and Resources
General discussion about railroad operations, related facilities, maps, and other resources.
Moderator: Robert Paniagua
1142 Topics 
11868 Posts
Re: Clerks vs. Shippers: Who …
 by dave1905
Photography & Video
Discussion of photography and videography techniques, equipment and technology, and links to personal railroad-related photo galleries.
Moderators: nomis, keeper1616
456 Topics 
3095 Posts
A couple videos I took
 by Kwantumnaut
Radio and Communications
Discussion related to railroad radio frequencies, railroad communication practices, equipment, and more.
Moderator: Aa3rt
284 Topics 
2187 Posts
Re: Rear End device and Scann…
 by Mr. NIGHT TRAIN
Rail Trails
General discussion related to Rail Trails nationwide, including proposed rail trail routes. The official site of the Rails-To-Trails Conservancy can be found here: www.railstotrails.org.
Moderator: railtrailbiker
124 Topics 
1017 Posts
Steady progress on popular ne…
 by railtrailbiker
Railroadania For Sale and Want Ads
Railroad items for sale and wanted. Oldest listings will be periodically deleted. BUYER BEWARE: RAILROAD.NET is not responsible for any private or public transactions between members, and will not vouch for the validity of any materials described herein.
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README FIRST Items for Sale F…
 by Jeff Smith
Toy Trains, Model Railroading, Outdoor and Live Steam
Discussion related to everything about model railroading, from layout design and planning, to reviews of related model tools and equipment. Discussion includes O, S, HO, N and Z, as well as narrow gauge topics. Also includes discussion of traditional "toy train" and "collector" topics such as Lionel, American Flyer, Marx, and others. Also includes discussion of outdoor garden railways and live steamers.
Moderators: 3rdrail, Otto Vondrak, stilson4283
3445 Topics 
27139 Posts
Re: Amherst 2021 Show Cancell…
 by conductorchris
Travel & Trip Reports
Tell us where you were and what you saw!
Moderator: David Benton
356 Topics 
1878 Posts
(AUS) Along the Pakenham Line
 by Pakenhamtrain