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Moderator: Jeff Smith
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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
1174 Topics 
14675 Posts
Re: Bills supporting Intercit…
 by Pensyfan19
Amtrak
Discussion related to Amtrak also known as the National Railroad Passenger Corp.
Moderators: GirlOnTheTrain, mtuandrew, Tadman
8656 Topics 
242999 Posts
Re: Amtrak DMU / RDC Potentia…
 by west point
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
324 Topics 
3711 Posts
Re: Feasibility of an LA to B…
 by MACTRAXX
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
728 Topics 
5578 Posts
Re: New Mount Royal Tunnel an…
 by Tadman
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
1844 Topics 
22510 Posts
Re: NICTD West Lake Line
 by justalurker66
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
1484 Topics 
18511 Posts
WMATA closing early for June …
 by mtuandrew
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 
2814 Posts
Tri-Rail/GO Transit 904
 by Pensyfan19
Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
Discussion of the past and present operations of the Long Island Rail Road.
Moderator: Liquidcamphor
5530 Topics 
80779 Posts
Re: RS3 #1557 Question
 by nyandw
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Discussion relating to commuter rail, light rail, and subway operations of the MBTA.
Moderators: CRail, sery2831
4024 Topics 
116347 Posts
Re: D Line Shut Down(was:Rive…
 by BandA
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
3485 Topics 
64833 Posts
Re: Cos Cob Bridge (Mianus Ri…
 by Train60
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
13 Topics 
5780 Posts
Re: LIRR/MNRR Sunnyside Stati…
 by scopelliti
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
1721 Topics 
15822 Posts
Re: R32s held out of service
 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 
157978 Posts
Re: Hudson-Bergen Light Rail …
 by Roadgeek Adam
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
3829 Topics 
75290 Posts
Re: COVID-19 Effects on SEPTA
 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
32 Topics 
2572 Posts
Re: Brightline Commuter Servi…
 by Pensyfan19
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 
2216 Posts
GPA opens first nine tracks o…
 by Jeff Smith
BNSF Railway (Burlington Northern Santa Fe)
Discussion related to BNSF operations. Official site: BNSF.COM
Moderator: Komachi
691 Topics 
2990 Posts
Branch lines between Seattle …
 by theseaandalifesaver
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 
1549 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 
4073 Posts
Re: Storage per diem rate
 by Dcell
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
1929 Topics 
18763 Posts
Re: CSX Fitchburg Secondary D…
 by Knucklehead
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 
357 Posts
Re: Can We Have the Southern …
 by eolesen
Norfolk Southern
Discussion relating to the NS operations. Official web site can be found here: NSCORP.COM.
1010 Topics 
6436 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
836 Topics 
4071 Posts
Re: UP Being Taken to STB Ove…
 by Jeff Smith
Class II Regional Freight Railroads Statistics Last post
Alaska Railroad
Discussion concerning the Alaska Railroad. Alaska Railways Website
Moderator: GOLDEN-ARM
26 Topics 
117 Posts
passenger service news
 by buddydog
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
146 Topics 
2810 Posts
Re: Florida East Coast FL9?
 by Pensyfan19
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 
2906 Posts
Re: New England Central Railr…
 by daybeers
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
20 Topics 
74 Posts
USDOT announces CRISI grants …
 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
779 Topics 
9188 Posts
Re: Motive Power update
 by NHV 669
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 
47974 Posts
Re: Rumford Branch, RUPO / PO…
 by gokeefe
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 
1950 Posts
Re: Middletown officials disp…
 by Lincoln78
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
353 Topics 
6838 Posts
Re: Canadian Pacific Returns …
 by CPF363
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 
412 Posts
Weardale Railway saved by Auc…
 by Jeff Smith
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
11 Topics 
21 Posts
OmniTRAX donates former Readi…
 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
8 Topics 
12 Posts
St. Paul and Pacific Northwes…
 by Jeff Smith
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
17 Topics 
128 Posts
Re: RJ Corman wants to reacti…
 by mikeexplorer
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
308 Topics 
1636 Posts
Cape Breton & Central Nova Sc…
 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 
3937 Posts
Re: Cincinnati Union Terminal
 by Jeff Smith
New England Railfan
Pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in New England
Moderators: MEC407, NHN503
2654 Topics 
57309 Posts
Re: Grafton & Upton Railroad …
 by bostontrainguy
New Jersey Railfan
Pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in New Jersey
Moderator: David
3959 Topics 
73524 Posts
Re: NS HO-7 through Rutherford
 by waldwickrailfan
New York State Railfan
Pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in New York State.
Moderator: Otto Vondrak
5196 Topics 
82198 Posts
NS Derailment Southern Tier L…
 by RMB357
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
89 Topics 
452 Posts
 by Rockingham Racer
Pennsylvania Railfan
Pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in Pennsylvania
Moderator: bwparker1
1763 Topics 
10618 Posts
indiana pa
 by kruffner63
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 
1550 Posts
South Dakota Selling State Ow…
 by Jeff Smith
Worldwide Railfan
Discussion about railroad topics everywhere outside of North America.
Moderators: Komachi, David Benton
1977 Topics 
13931 Posts
Re: Poland I'm coming!
 by NorthWest
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
288 Topics 
852 Posts
Re: Self-Sufficient Railroads
 by Pensyfan19
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
742 Topics 
4820 Posts
Re: L&HR station signage
 by GOLDEN-ARM
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.
27 Topics 
145 Posts
Re: ATSF tenders
 by arthur d.
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 
1312 Posts
Re: Cincinnati Union Terminal
 by Jeff Smith
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
837 Topics 
9283 Posts
Re: The Maine Central Railroa…
 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
170 Topics 
1169 Posts
Re: The Blue Comet Train
 by Jeff Smith
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 
1215 Posts
Re: What if the Milwaukee Roa…
 by vermontanan
Delaware & Hudson
Discussion relating to the D&H. For more information, please visit the Bridge Line Historical Society.
Moderator: MEC407
352 Topics 
2260 Posts
Re: Cherry Valley Branch - po…
 by Mem-160
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
807 Topics 
5379 Posts
Re: Dansville Hill Grade
 by TrainDetainer
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
1327 Topics 
8569 Posts
Putnam Division Getty Square …
 by Jeff Smith
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.
630 Topics 
5683 Posts
Re: Service to Squantum Shipy…
 by The EGE
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
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Fairbanks-Morse
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Kawasaki Rail: Global and Kawasaki Rail Car Inc
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