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Moderator: Jeff Smith
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483 Posts
Re: Metra vs. Amtrak: Union S…
 by Jeff Smith
Passenger Rail Statistics Last post
General Discussion - Passenger Rail
General discussion of passenger rail proposals and systems not otherwise covered in the specific forums in this category, including high speed rail.
Moderators: mtuandrew, gprimr1
1176 Topics 
14715 Posts
Re: Parallel vs perpendicular…
 by bostontrainguy
Amtrak
Discussion related to Amtrak also known as the National Railroad Passenger Corp.
Moderators: GirlOnTheTrain, mtuandrew, Tadman
8675 Topics 
243819 Posts
Re: Amtrak Downeaster Discuss…
 by bostontrainguy
California Commuter, Rail Transit, and High Speed Rail (HSR)
Discussion related to commuter rail and transit operators in California past and present including Los Angeles Metrolink and Metro Subway and Light Rail, San Diego Coaster, Sprinter and MTS Trolley, Altamont Commuter Express (Stockton), Caltrain and MUNI (San Francisco), Sacramento RTD Light Rail, and others...
Moderator: lensovet
328 Topics 
3738 Posts
Re: METROLINK E UNIT???: SCAX…
 by jwhite07
Canadian Passenger Operations: AMT, Go Transit, VIA, etc.
Discussion of Canadian Passenger Rail Services such as AMT (Montreal), Go Transit (Toronto), VIA Rail, and other Canadian Railways and Transit
Moderator: Ken V
730 Topics 
5585 Posts
Re: VIA cancels some trains d…
 by R36 Combine Coach
Chicagoland Commuter & Transit
Discussion related to commuter rail and rapid transit operations in the Chicago area including the South Shore Line, Metra Rail, and Chicago Transit Authority.
Moderators: JamesT4, metraRI
1846 Topics 
22514 Posts
For GBN: Last Metra/CMStP&P …
 by John_Perkowski
DC - Maryland - Virginia Area Passenger Rail: MTA(MARC), VRE, WMATA(Metro)
Discussion related to DC area passenger rail services from Northern Virginia to Baltimore, MD. Includes Light Rail and Baltimore Subway.
Moderators: mtuandrew, therock, Robert Paniagua
1485 Topics 
18549 Posts
Re: Metro, MARC, MTA, and VRE…
 by STrRedWolf
Florida Commuter Rail: Metrorail, Sunrail, Tri-Rail and Proposals
Discussion about Florida passenger rail operations including proposals. Official web-sites:
Miami/Dade Metrorail, Sunrail (Orlando), and Tri-County Commuter Rail Authority
For Virgin Rail/Brightline: Virgin Trains Worldwide (includes Brightline)

Moderator: Kurt-Trirail
147 Topics 
2816 Posts
Re: DMU question
 by Pensyfan19
Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
Discussion of the past and present operations of the Long Island Rail Road.
Moderator: Liquidcamphor
5541 Topics 
80973 Posts
Re: 6 Axle Power?
 by RGlueck
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Discussion relating to commuter rail, light rail, and subway operations of the MBTA.
Moderators: CRail, sery2831
4030 Topics 
116551 Posts
Re: Framingham/Worcester Line…
 by johnpbarlow
MTA Metro-North Railroad and CtDOT Passenger Rail
Discussion relating to the operations of MTA MetroNorth Railroad including west of Hudson operations and discussion of CtDOT sponsored rail operations such as Shore Line East and the Springfield to New Haven Hartford Line
Moderators: GirlOnTheTrain, nomis, FL9AC, Jeff Smith
3482 Topics 
64863 Posts
Re: Extending service on the …
 by cle
New York City Area Wide Rail Transit Issues (Cross-Agency)
This forum will be for issues that don't belong specifically to one NYC area transit agency, but several. For instance, intra-MTA proposals or MTA-wide issues, which may involve both Metro-North Railroad (MNRR) and the Long Island Railroad (LIRR). Other intra-agency examples: through running such as the now discontinued MNRR-NJT Meadowlands special. Topics which only concern one operating agency should remain in their respective forums.
Moderators: GirlOnTheTrain, nomis, FL9AC, Jeff Smith
14 Topics 
5791 Posts
Re: North River Tunnels (Huds…
 by Backshophoss
NYC MTA Subway and Rail, PATH and SIRT
Discussion relating to the past and present operations of the NYC Subway, PATH, and Staten Island Railway (SIRT).
Moderator: GirlOnTheTrain
1723 Topics 
15842 Posts
Re: NY subway cuts overnight …
 by GirlOnTheTrain
New Jersey Transit NJT Rail and Light Rail LRT
Discussion related to New Jersey Transit rail and light rail operations.
Moderators: Tadman, nick11a, Kaback9, ACeInTheHole
6177 Topics 
158015 Posts
Re: Lackawanna Cutoff Passeng…
 by Gilbert B Norman
SEPTA (and PATCO)
Discussion relating to Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Philadelphia Metro Area). Official web site can be found here: www.septa.com. Also including discussion related to the PATCO Speedline rapid transit operated by Delaware River Port Authority. Official web site can be found here: http://www.ridepatco.org/.
Moderator: AlexC
3832 Topics 
75321 Posts
Re: Restoration of Regional R…
 by rcthompson04
Virgin Trains Worldwide (includes Brightline)
This is a forum for all operations, both current and planned, of Virgin Rail USA formerly known as Brightline, and Virgin Worldwide Rail operations, past and present.
Websites: Current Brightline
Virgin USA
Virgin UK

Moderator: CRail
33 Topics 
2587 Posts
Re: Virgin (XpressWest/Desert…
 by Gilbert B Norman
Class I National Freight Railroads Statistics Last post
General Class I and II Discussion
For topics on Class I and II passenger and freight operations more general in nature and not specifically related to a specific railroad with its own forum.
Moderator: Jeff Smith
237 Topics 
2218 Posts
Re: Rail Guide app has new ma…
 by scratchyX
BNSF Railway (Burlington Northern Santa Fe)
Discussion related to BNSF operations. Official site: BNSF.COM
Moderator: Komachi
695 Topics 
3001 Posts
Re: Marias Pass Loop
 by eolesen
Canadian National-Illinois Central and Grand Trunk Western
Discussion relating to the Canadian National, past and present. Also includes discussion of Illinois Central and Grand Trunk Western and other subsidiary roads (including Bessemer & Lake Erie and the Duluth, Missabe & Iron Range Railway). Official site: WWW.CN.CA
Moderators: Komachi, Ken V
352 Topics 
2021 Posts
Re: CN purchase of CSX Massen…
 by Jeff Smith
Canadian Pacific Railway
Discussion relating to the past and present operations of CPR. Official web site can be found here: CPR.CA.
Moderators: Komachi, Ken V
300 Topics 
1547 Posts
Re: CP SD40-2 Tracker
 by Pensyfan19
Conrail - 1976 to the Present
Discussion related to the operations and equipment of Consolidated Rail Corp. (Conrail) from 1976 to its present operations as Conrail Shared Assets. Official web site can be found here: CONRAIL.COM.
Moderators: TAMR213, keeper1616
455 Topics 
4074 Posts
Re: Conrail SD80MAC "white fa…
 by ctclark1
CSX Transportation
Discussion of the operations of CSX Transportation, from 1980 to the present. Official site can be found here: CSXT.COM.
Moderator: MBTA F40PH-2C 1050
1931 Topics 
18787 Posts
Re: CSX Fitchburg Secondary D…
 by johnhenry
Ferromex and other Mexican Operations
Discussion concerning Mexico's Class I railroad, and other Mexican rail operations. Official web-site: https://www.ferromex.com.mx/index-eng.jsp" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
KSC Mexican operations should remain in the KCS forum.

Moderator: Jeff Smith
27 Topics 
162 Posts
Re: FXE (Groupo Mexico) to aq…
 by Shortline614
Kansas City Southern and Affiliates
Discussion related to the past and present operations of Kansas City Southern Lines, including affiliates Texas Mexican Railway, Grupo Transportation Ferroviaria Mexicana (TFM), and Panama Canal Railway Co. Official web site can be found here: KCSOUTHERN.COM.
Moderator: GOLDEN-ARM
97 Topics 
364 Posts
Re: New Orleans Diesel Shop
 by riffian
Norfolk Southern
Discussion relating to the NS operations. Official web site can be found here: NSCORP.COM.
1015 Topics 
6215 Posts
Re: NS On the NEC
 by Big Bri
Union Pacific
Discussion about the Union Pacific operations past and present. Official site can be found here: UPRR.COM.
Moderator: GOLDEN-ARM
838 Topics 
4077 Posts
Re: Union Pacific 844: The Wo…
 by John_Perkowski
Class II Regional Freight Railroads Statistics Last post
Alaska Railroad
Discussion concerning the Alaska Railroad. Alaska Railways Website
Moderator: GOLDEN-ARM
27 Topics 
118 Posts
Alaska Railroad DMU 751: Chug…
 by Pensyfan19
Florida East Coast Railway
Discussion relating to the FEC operations, past and present. Includes Brightline. Official web site can be found here: FECRWY.COM.
Moderator: GOLDEN-ARM
148 Topics 
2814 Posts
Re: If Brightline/Virgin Trai…
 by BandA
Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Class II & III Lines
For discussion of the various Class II and III Lines of the Genesee & Wyoming Inc. Railroad Holding Co. short-lines which do not have their own forums as noted:

Providence and Worcester

Their website is here: GWRR.com
A list of their holdings is here: Wikipedia List

33 Topics 
2869 Posts
Re: St. Lawrence & Atlantic R…
 by NHV 669
Great Lakes Central Railroad
For discussion of the GLC. The GLC is a Class II regional railroad operating over former Penn Central lines in Michigan. Their website is here: GLCRailroad.com
3 Topics 
35 Posts
Re: Customers?
 by jimnorthwood
Indiana Rail Road
For discussion of the Indiana Railroad. The Indiana Rail Road (reporting mark INRD) is a Class II railroad operating in Indiana and Illinois over former Illinois Central lines. Website: www.inrd.com
1 Topics 
3 Posts
Re: CECX 1919
 by Pensyfan19
Iowa Interstate Railroad
For discussion of the Iowa Interstate. The Iowa Interstate Railroad (reporting mark IAIS) is a Class II railroad operating in the central United States. The railroad is owned by Railroad Development Corporation of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Website: iaisrr.com
21 Topics 
75 Posts
Iowa Interstate: Hawkeye Expr…
 by Jeff Smith
Montana Rail Link
Montana Rail Link (reporting mark MRL) is a privately held Class II railroad in the United States. MRL, which operates on trackage originally built by the Northern Pacific Railway, is a unit of the Washington Companies, and is headquartered in Missoula, Montana. Website: montanarail.com
11 Topics 
50 Posts
Re: Montana Rail Link Set to …
 by justalurker66
New York, Susquehanna & Western - Past and Present
Discussion related to New York, Susquehanna & Western operations past and present. Also includes some discussion related to Deleware Otsego owned and operated shortlines. Official web site can be found here: NYSW.COM.
Moderators: GOLDEN-ARM, NJ Vike
778 Topics 
9146 Posts
Re: Utica Branch Discussion T…
 by ricky
Paducah and Louisville Railway
The Paducah & Louisville Railway (reporting mark PAL) is a Class II railroad that operates freight service between Paducah and Louisville, Kentucky. Website: www.palrr.biz
1 Topics 
5 Posts
Re: PAL operations Louisville…
 by cifn2
Pan Am Railways (formerly Guilford Rail System)
Guilford Rail System changed its name to Pan Am Railways in 2006. Discussion relating to the current operations of the Boston & Maine, the Maine Central, and the Springfield Terminal railroads (as well as the Delaware & Hudson while it was under Guilford control until 1988). Official site can be found here: PANAMRAILWAYS.COM.
Moderator: MEC407
1778 Topics 
48122 Posts
Re: Pan-Am Railways For Sale?
 by R&PEditor
Providence and Worcester Railroad
Topics relating to the operation of the P&W Railroad, which is a subsidiary of Genesee and Wyoming. Regional freight railroad based in Worcester and operating in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York.
Official Website

Moderator: MEC407
177 Topics 
1951 Posts
Re: Middletown officials disp…
 by Mr rt
Reading, Blue Mountain, and Northern Railroad
The Reading Blue Mountain and Northern Railroad (reporting mark RBMN) (a.k.a. Reading and Northern Railroad) is a regional railroad operating in eastern Pennsylvania. Website: http://www.rbmnrr.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
41 Topics 
201 Posts
Re: Jim Thorpe officials say …
 by WashingtonPark
Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway
The Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway (reporting mark WE) is a Class II regional railroad that provides freight service, mainly in the U.S. state of Ohio. Website: http://www.wlerwy.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
8 Topics 
17 Posts
Re: W&LE Trackage Rights to H…
 by mmi16
Wisconsin and Southern Railroad
The Wisconsin and Southern Railroad (reporting mark WSOR) is a Class II regional railroad in southern Wisconsin and northeastern Illinois. It operates former Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad (Milwaukee Road) and Chicago and North Western Transportation Company (C&NW) trackage, mostly acquired by the state of Wisconsin in the 1980s. It is owned by WATCO. Website:https://www.watcocompanies.com
2 Topics 
5 Posts
Re: Passenger Excursions/Coac…
 by eolesen
Class III: Short Line, Industrial, Military, Terminal and Railroad Holding Companies Statistics Last post
General Discussion: Short Lines, Industrials, and Military
A general discussion about shortlines, industrials, and military railroads
Moderator: Aa3rt
471 Topics 
2528 Posts
Re: Short Line Proposed - NW …
 by eolesen
Arcade & Attica Railroad
All about the Arcade & Attica Railroad
Moderator: Benjamin Maggi
263 Topics 
2573 Posts
Pictures of boxcar/flatcar #5…
 by Benjamin Maggi
Central Maine & Quebec Railway (formerly Montreal, Maine & Atlantic | Bangor & Aroostook)
Discussion of present-day CM&Q operations, as well as discussion of predecessors Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway (MMA) and Bangor & Aroostook Railroad (BAR).
Moderator: MEC407
355 Topics 
6874 Posts
Re: Canadian Pacific Returns …
 by Shortline614
Genesee Valley Transportation Family (DLWR, FRR, MAN, DL)
Discussion about shortline operator Genesee Valley Transportation, operator of the Delaware-Lackawanna; the Mohawk, Adirondack & Northern, the Falls Road Railroad; Depew, Lancaster & Western; and the Lowville & Beaver River railroads. Official site: GVTRAIL.COM.
Moderator: metman499
183 Topics 
1258 Posts
Re: End of the Line for DL&W …
 by 161pw165
Iowa Pacific Holdings Class III Lines
Discussion about Iowa Pacific Holdings and their various railroad operations. For passenger trains see also regional or tourist forums below. IP no longer operates the Hoosier State, see this topic in Amtrak: http://railroad.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=104574
Official site: http://www.iowapacific.com

Moderator: Aa3rt
14 Topics 
413 Posts
Re: Has IP gone "Belly up"?
 by Gilbert B Norman
Livonia, Avon, & Lakeville Family (LAL, BH, WNYP)
Discussion pertaining to the past and present operations of the LAL, the WNYP, and the B&H. Official site: LALRR.COM.
Moderator: Luther Brefo
416 Topics 
4318 Posts
WNYP to receive up to $11,926…
 by roc
Morristown & Erie Rail Operations
Discussion about the M&E, RVRR and SIRR lines of New Jersey, and also the Maine Eastern operation in Maine. Official web site can be found here: www.merail.com.
Moderators: GOLDEN-ARM, cjl330, mikec
309 Topics 
5625 Posts
Re: Current M&E Roster
 by DogBert
New York & Atlantic Railway-NYNJ Rail
Discussion related to NYAR operations on Long Island. Official web site can be found here: www.anacostia.com/nyar/nyar.html. Also includes discussion related to NYNJ Rail, the carfloat operation successor to New York Cross Harbor that connects with NYAR.
750 Topics 
11620 Posts
Re: Former Consignees
 by LINYARailfan
OmniTRAX Class III Lines
For the discussion of the various Class III lines owned and operated by OmniTRAX: ATN - Alabama & Tennessee River Railway; BRG Brownsville & Rio Grande International Railway; CTRW Carlton Trail Railway; CTXR Central Texas & Colorado River Railway; CRL Chicago Rail Link; DCC Decatur Central Railroad; FCR Fulton County Railway; GFRR Georgia & Florida Railway; GWRC Georgia Woodlands Railroad; GWR Great Western Railway of Colorado; IR Illinois Railway; KFR Kettle Falls International Railway; MJ Manufacturers' Junction Railway; NKCR Nebraska, Kansas & Colorado Railway; NSR Newburgh & South Shore Railroad; NOW Northern Ohio and Western Railway; PNR Panhandle Northern Railroad; PIR Peru Industrial Railroad; SS Sand Springs Railway; STE Stockton Terminal and Eastern Railroad
Moderator: Aa3rt
12 Topics 
22 Posts
Kettle Falls International Ra…
 by Jeff Smith
Pioneer Railcorp Family of Lines
Web-Site: http://www.pioneer-railcorp.com/index.html: Alabama Railroad Co. (ALAB); Decatur Junction Railway Co. (DT); Elkhart & Western Railroad Co. (EWR); Fort Smith Railroad Co. (FSR); Garden City Western Railway, Inc. (GCW); Gettysburg & Northern Railroad Co. (GET); Georgia Southern Railway Co. (GS); Indiana Southwestern Railway Co. (ISW); Keokuk Junction Railway Co. (KJRY); Kendallville Terminal Railway Co. (KTR); Michigan Southern Railroad Company (MSO); Mississippi Central Railroad Co. (MSCI; Napoleon, Defiance & Western Railway (NDW); Pioneer Industrial Railway Co. (PRY); Ripley & New Albany Railroad Co. (RNA); Shawnee Terminal Railway Company (STR); Vandalia Railroad Co. (VRRC);
Moderator: Aa3rt
7 Topics 
324 Posts
Re: Napoleon, Defiance & West…
 by jimnorthwood
Progressive Rail Family of Lines
http://www.progressiverail.com
Includes Central Midland Railway (CMR), Crab Orchard and Egyptian Railroad (COER), Iowa Traction Railway (ITR), Iowa Southern Railway (ISRY), Piedmont & Northern Railroad (PN), and the Wisconsin Northern Railroad(WN).

Moderator: Aa3rt
9 Topics 
13 Posts
Ex-Progressive Rail Boxcar th…
 by planespotting
R.J.Corman Railroad Group
For discussion of R.J. Corman Railroad Group Operations. R.J. Corman has several short lines switching operations across the U.S. Official Website: https://www.rjcorman.com
Moderator: Nicolai3985
18 Topics 
131 Posts
Re: New Philadelphia Line - C…
 by Backshophoss
WATCO Companies Class III Lines
For discussion of the various Class III Lines of WATCO Companies. Class II holdings should be discussed in the relevant separate forums above.

Their website is here: http://www.watcocompanies.com/
A list of their holdings is here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watco_Companies

21 Topics 
149 Posts
Re: Decatur & Eastern
 by Shortline614
Railroading and Railfanning by Region and State Statistics Last post
Canadian Railfan
Pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in Canada. For specific railroad questions, see Fallen Flags and Active Railroads categories.
Moderator: Ken V
307 Topics 
1685 Posts
Re: Cape Breton & Central Nov…
 by trainsinmaine
DelMarVa & Washington, D.C. Railfan
Discussion pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
Moderator: therock
384 Topics 
2392 Posts
Re: Bay Coast Railway?
 by Shortline614
Midwestern Railfan
Pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in the American Midwest, including Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and Kansas. For questions specific to a railroad company, please seek the appropriate forum.
Moderator: railohio
992 Topics 
3938 Posts
Re: Railfanning Advice for Cl…
 by lakeshoredave
New England Railfan
Pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in New England
Moderators: MEC407, NHN503
2655 Topics 
57401 Posts
Re: Mass Coastal Railroad (MC…
 by Falmouth Secondary to Otis
New Jersey Railfan
Pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in New Jersey
Moderator: David
3963 Topics 
73560 Posts
Re: CR on the Southern Second…
 by Matt Johnson
New York State Railfan
Pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in New York State.
Moderator: Otto Vondrak
5201 Topics 
82270 Posts
Re: LVRR along I-90 Buffalo-R…
 by BR&P
Pacific Northwest Railfan
Discussion related to railroading activities past and present in the American Pacific Northwest (including Northern California, Oregon, Washington, and southern British Columbia).
Moderator: lbshelby
90 Topics 
453 Posts
 by theseaandalifesaver
Pennsylvania Railfan
Pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in Pennsylvania
Moderator: bwparker1
1764 Topics 
10633 Posts
Re: Allentown Yard to close? …
 by RMB357
Southeastern Railfan
Discussion related to railroad activities past and present in West Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Kentucky, Tennesee, Alabama, Arkansas and Loiusiana. For discussion specific to Washington, D.C/DelMarVa, please click here.
321 Topics 
1084 Posts
 by BR&P
Western Railfan
Pertaining to all railroad subjects, past and present, in the American West, including California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, Montana, and The Dakotas. For specific railroad topics, please see the Fallen Flags and Active Railroads categories.
Moderator: Komachi
385 Topics 
1551 Posts
Re: I envision a new RR line …
 by mtuandrew
Worldwide Railfan
Discussion about railroad topics everywhere outside of North America.
Moderators: Komachi, David Benton
1989 Topics 
13970 Posts
Japan debuts new bullet train…
 by David Benton
Fallen Flags and Historic Roads Statistics Last post
General Discussion: Fallen Flags
This forum is for discussion of "Fallen Flag" roads not otherwise provided with a specific forum. Fallen Flags are roads that no longer operate, went bankrupt, or were acquired or merged out of existence.
Moderator: Nicolai3985
289 Topics 
855 Posts
Re: Who used rider cars?
 by Cosmo
General Discussion: Fallen Trolley and Interurban Lines
General discussion about fallen trolley and interurban lines in North America, past and present.
Moderator: Aa3rt
265 Topics 
2014 Posts
Re: Boston and Worcester Stre…
 by jwhite07
Anthracite Railroads - CNJ, L&HR, LNE, LV and RDG
Discussion of the historical operations related to the Central Railroad of New Jersey; Lehigh & Hudson River; Lehigh & New England; Lehigh Valley; and the Reading Company. Visit the Anthracite Railroads Historical Society for more information.
Moderators: scottychaos, David, Franklin Gowen, metman499, Marty Feldner, CAR_FLOATER
743 Topics 
4820 Posts
A great collection of CNJ pho…
 by frank754
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
For discussion about the historical operations and preservation of the ATSF, more commonly known as the "Sante Fe", before its merger with Burlington Northern in 1996.
28 Topics 
146 Posts
Santa Fe FTA 185L
 by SSW921
Baltimore & Ohio|Chesapeake & Ohio|Western Maryland
Discussion relating to the B&O up to it's 1972 merger into Chessie System. Visit the B&O Railroad Historical Society for more information. Also discussion of the C&O up to 1972. Visit the C&O Historical Society for more information. Also includes the WM up to 1972. Visit the WM Historical Society for more information.
314 Topics 
1313 Posts
Re: C&O 1309 To Steam Again
 by Pensyfan19
Boston & Maine|Maine Central
Discussion relating to the pre-1983 B&M and MEC railroads. For current operations, please see the Pan Am Railways Forum.
Moderator: MEC407
838 Topics 
9308 Posts
Re: Portsmouth Branch: Emery
 by arthur d.
Burlington Northern, GN, NP, CB&Q, SP&S, SL-SF
Discussion relating to the BN, and its predecessors GN, NP, CB&Q, SP&S, SL-SF, and their subsidiaries. Visit the Friends of the Burlington Northern for more information.
114 Topics 
433 Posts
Re: Should BN Have Merged Wit…
 by mtuandrew
Central Railroad Company of New Jersey
Discussion of the CNJ (aka the Jersey Central) and predecessors Elizabethtown and Somerville, and Somerville and Easton, for the period 1831 to its inclusion in ConRail in 1976. The historical society site is here: http://www.jcrhs.org/
Moderator: CAR_FLOATER
173 Topics 
1176 Posts
Re: A great collection of CNJ…
 by toolmaker
Granger Railroads - C&NW, Rock Island, and MILW
Discussion relating to The Chicago & North Western, the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific, the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (Milwaukee Road), including mergers, acquisitions, and abandonments.
Moderator: Komachi
237 Topics 
1218 Posts
Re: What if the Milwaukee Roa…
 by edbear
Delaware & Hudson
Discussion relating to the D&H. For more information, please visit the Bridge Line Historical Society.
Moderator: MEC407
353 Topics 
2261 Posts
Adirondack Branch website
 by PhilBob1
DL&W, Erie and Erie Lackawanna
Discussion relating to the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western, the Erie, and the resulting 1960 merger creating the Erie Lackawanna. Visit the Erie Lackawanna Historical Society at http://www.erielackhs.org/.
Moderator: blockline4180
808 Topics 
5381 Posts
Last ALCO PA and Trainmaster …
 by RGlueck
Lehigh and Hudson River Railway
Discussion of the L&HR and its predecessor the Warwick Valley Railroad for the period 1860-1976 at its inclusion with ConRail
Moderator: David
189 Topics 
1133 Posts
L&HR freight stops between Wa…
 by Teoracet
Lehigh and New England Railroad
Discussion of the L&NR railroad for the period 1868-1961 at its inclusion in the Central of New Jersey. Also includes predecessors South Mountain and Boston Railroad, Pennsylvania, Poughkeepsie and New England Railroad, and others.
Moderator: David
62 Topics 
257 Posts
Re: LNE Green Acres PA?
 by nydepot
Lehigh Valley Railroad
Discussion related to the Lehigh Valley Railroad and predecessors for the period 1846-1976. Originally incorporated as the Delaware, Lehigh, Schuylkill and Susquehanna Railroad Company.
Moderator: scottychaos
453 Topics 
3902 Posts
Re: Caboose #95004 question
 by nydepot
Louisville and Nashville Railroad (LN)
-For discussion of the historic operations and preservation of the L&N prior to its absorption by Seaboard Coast Line in 1982
-Visit http://www.lnrr.org/ the Louisville and Nashville Railroad Historical Society for additional information

3 Topics 
12 Posts
Song - "Louisville Nashville …
 by BR&P
New York Central
Discussion relating to the NYC and subsidiaries, up to 1968. Visit the NYCS Historical Society for more information.
Moderator: Otto Vondrak
1328 Topics 
8566 Posts
SK Tower East End Selkirk Ya…
 by urrengr2003
New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad NYNH&HRR
Discussion relating to the NH and its subsidiaries (NYW&B, Union Freight Railroad, Connecticut Company, steamship lines, etc.). up until its 1969 inclusion into the Penn Central merger. This forum is also for the discussion of efforts to preserve former New Haven equipment, artifacts and its history. You may also wish to visit www.nhrhta.org for more information.
631 Topics 
5684 Posts
Dedham Loop -West Roxbury R.O…
 by mapnhrr
New York, Ontario, and Western Railway
Discussion of the NYO&W Railway and predecessor New York and Oswego Midland Railroad (NY&OM) for the period 1866 to its abandonment in 1957. Visit the historical site here: O&WRHS.
Moderators: David, CAR_FLOATER
28 Topics 
127 Posts
Re: NYO&W's Unbuilt Line to B…
 by RussNelson
Norfolk & Western, VGN, WAB, NKP, P&WV, ACY, IT
Discussion related to the Norfolk & Western, up to 1982. Also includes discussion of the Virginian Railway (1959); Wabash; Nickel Plate; Pittsburgh & West Virginia Railway; Akron, Canton & Youngstown Raiload (all 1964); and the Illinois Terminal (1981).
106 Topics 
400 Posts
Re: Cincinnati Union Terminal
 by Jeff Smith
Penn Central
Discussion relating to the Penn Central, up until its 1976 inclusion in Conrail. Visit the Penn Central Railroad Historical Society for more information.
Moderator: JJMDiMunno
237 Topics 
2375 Posts
Re: What If The PC Merger Had…
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Pennsylvania Railroad
Discussion relating to the PRR, up to 1968. Visit the PRR Technical & Historical Society for more information.
706 Topics 
3470 Posts
Re: Pennsylvania E8A 5805
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Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines
Discussion relating to the PRSL
Moderator: JJMDiMunno
294 Topics 
2025 Posts
Re: Wenonah Signal Move 1956
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Reading Company
Discussion Related to the Reading Company 1833-1976 and it's predecessors Philadelphia and Reading Rail Road and then the Philadelphia and Reading Railway.
Moderator: Franklin Gowen
252 Topics 
2325 Posts
OmniTRAX donates former Readi…
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Manufacturers: Locomotives, Rolling Stock, and Equipment Statistics Last post
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General discussion about locomotives, rolling stock, and equipment
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1258 Topics 
9583 Posts
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Alstom
Forum for the discussion of Alstom Transport. Their official web-site is here: Alstom Transport
Moderator: John_Perkowski
18 Topics 
48 Posts
ALSTOM SA: Largest ever train…
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American Locomotive Company - ALCO
Discussion of products from the American Locomotive Company. A web site with current Alco 251 information can be found here: Fairbanks-Morse/Alco 251.
Moderator: Alcoman
511 Topics 
5231 Posts
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Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton
Discussion related to Baldwin Locomotive Works, Lima Locomotive Works, Lima-Hamilton Corporation, and Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton.
Moderator: lumpy72
172 Topics 
906 Posts
Re: SMS Railway in southern N…
 by Pensyfan19
Bombardier
For discussion of Bombardier Rail. Their official web-site is here: Bombardier Transportation
Moderator: John_Perkowski
14 Topics 
43 Posts
Re: Bombardier to supply 28 .…
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EMD - Electro-Motive
Discussion of Electro-Motive locomotive products and technology, past and present. Official web site can be found here: http://www.emdiesels.com/.
Moderator: GOLDEN-ARM
535 Topics 
6053 Posts
Re: EMD F3 demonstrator units
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Fairbanks-Morse
Discussion of Fairbanks-Morse locomotive products. Official web site can be found here: www.fairbanksmorse.com.
Moderator: pablo
63 Topics 
428 Posts
I need FM "B" drop equalizer …
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General Electric
Discussion of General Electric locomotive technology. Current official information can be found here: www.getransportation.com.
Moderators: MEC407, AMTK84
488 Topics 
4476 Posts
Re: GE E44 question
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Kawasaki Rail: Global and Kawasaki Rail Car Inc
For discussion of both Global and US Kawasaki Rail Equipment and Cars. Official Sites: http://global.kawasaki.com/en/mobility/rail/index.html and https://www.kawasakirailcar.com/
Moderator: John_Perkowski
1 Topics 
25 Posts
Re: Kawasaki Losing Money on …
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Nippon Sharyo
For discussion of Nippon Sharyo, both DMU's and Rolling Stock. The official web-site is here: Nippon Sharyo
Moderator: John_Perkowski
8 Topics 
53 Posts
Re: Nippon Sharyo to close US…
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Rebuilders & Smaller Locomotive Works
All about locomotive rebuilders, small locomotive works, and experimental works
Moderator: Komachi
120 Topics 
816 Posts
Re: GO Transit 667 with AC tr…
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Self-Propelled Railcars
Discussion about RDC's, "doodlebugs," gas-electrics, etc.
136 Topics 
1040 Posts
Re: What companies are produc…
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Siemens USA Rail Solutions
Discussion of Siemens Industry, Inc. Rail Solutions, including locomotives, rolling stock, servicing, automation, electrification, systems, etc. Website: Rail Solutions
Moderator: Alcoman
19 Topics 
102 Posts
European Siemens Vectron Loco…
 by Fenway1912
Stadler
For discussion of Stadler Rail. Official Web-Site: https://www.stadlerrail.com/en/
Moderator: John_Perkowski
7 Topics 
32 Posts
Re: Caltrain Stadler EMU Acqu…
 by Jeff Smith
Steam Locomotives
Discussion of steam locomotives from all manufacturers and railroads
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384 Topics 
2812 Posts
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General Railroad Discussion Statistics Last post
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.
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604 Topics 
3045 Posts
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Employment
General discussion about working in the railroad industry. Industry employers are welcome to post openings here.
Moderator: thebigc
4121 Topics 
39028 Posts
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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
340 Topics 
1822 Posts
Re: [DEMO free to play] Rail …
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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
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4064 Posts
New Philadelphia Line - CSX D…
 by Jeff Smith
Operations, Facilities, Maps and Resources
General discussion about railroad operations, related facilities, maps, and other resources.
Moderator: Robert Paniagua
1142 Topics 
11852 Posts
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Photography & Video
Discussion of photography and videography techniques, equipment and technology, and links to personal railroad-related photo galleries.
Moderators: nomis, keeper1616
453 Topics 
3137 Posts
Drone Following UP 1111 Power…
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Radio and Communications
Discussion related to railroad radio frequencies, railroad communication practices, equipment, and more.
Moderator: Aa3rt
283 Topics 
2183 Posts
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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
119 Topics 
1006 Posts
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Railroadania For Sale and Want Ads
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README FIRST Items for Sale F…
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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
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Travel & Trip Reports
Tell us where you were and what you saw!
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352 Topics 
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