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  • General discussion about railroad operations, related facilities, maps, and other resources.
General discussion about railroad operations, related facilities, maps, and other resources.

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READ ME FIRST: Welcome to the Railroad Operations Forum
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Sharing Your Railroad Families Heritage, 3 Questions
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Rail freight crossing international borders
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Binghamton to Albany RR ?
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how do railroads handle heavy snow?
by airman00  - 
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How do crossing gates work?
by CSXTfan  - 
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National Security and Railroads
by OldBull  - 
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Can a train be mis-routed through a junction
by wigwagfan  - 
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Longest passenger trains?
by Passenger  - 
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Christmas Day - Trains Annulled? Shutdown?
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New Haven Union Station Solari board to be replaced
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short trains vs long trains - economics
by David Benton  - 
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Is there Freight that HAS to move by rail?
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Signaling & Dark Territories
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LCL freight service today
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32 Replies 
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6AM Slowdown
by atsf sp  - 
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Road Trains for Europe long-dist. Pos Amtrak competition?
by Ken W2KB  - 
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Marker lights on the front and rear of locomotives
by KSmitty  - 
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Help a novelist--characters sneaking onto train
by Shalanna  - 
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What sets of operating rules are out there?
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"Project Thunder" The Marlboro Unlimited Train
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Shipping cigarettes by rail
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Height restrictions in Boston & NY area
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Do Crossing gates/lights ever fail to work?
by Trainman101  - 
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OT-OT? Wine that has "lost its fruit" in transit
by FormD  - 
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Is the cost of Allunimun Coal Hoppers worth the Fuel savings
by Littleredcaboose  - 
15 Replies 
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Concrete in the roadbed
by Schaffner  - 
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How do railroads get taxed?
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Binders for employee timetables
by NV290  - 
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Dynamiters, snapshots, kickers and shooters...
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Coal Load Out
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Railfans! Uncle Sam Needs Your Brain!
by FormD  - 
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CSM Centralized Freight Station List?
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Control stand preference
by RailRoader93  - 
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What does "plates" on freight cars mean?
by Trainman101  - 
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Railroad Board death
by kenny  - 
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BANNER TEST!
by CSX-COAL HAULER  - 
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Whats the point of a derail if they dont even work??
by Trainman101  - 
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Rockford Incident and PTC?
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
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Plug Door Boxcars (was "Hobos")
by Littleredcaboose  - 
43 Replies 
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Hey freight trains dont make money either...
by Littleredcaboose  - 
102 Replies 
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Positive Train Control and High Speed Rail
by NellieBly  - 
49 Replies 
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Signals tutorial?
by CPSK  - 
7 Replies 
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Costs of shipping by rail vs. truck?
by porkfriedrice  - 
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"Piggyback" term was started by the Sante Fe?
by FormD  - 
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Bridge Construction - Jordan Narrows - UP, UTA
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Mag Lev subway
by Suburban Station  - 
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Why is CSX not in the roadrailer buisness?
by Littleredcaboose  - 
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ACI Tags (Sticker on Phase II F40)
by Stephen B. Carey  - 
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Tracking movements of freight cars?
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VIDEO: Train vs Tornado
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Snow melting oil
by BobLI  - 
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 by krispy
 
At what speeds does truck hunting begin?
by slashmaster  - 
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How safe is a loco cab during a lightning storm?
by CPSK  - 
16 Replies 
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 by NV290
 
Hopping freights/Hoboes/Transients
by Passenger  - 
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The good and the not so great
by UPRR engineer  - 
79 Replies 
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Understanding Signals
by Trainman101  - 
9 Replies 
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Were Avg Freight Trains Shorter pre 1978?
by donredhead  - 
21 Replies 
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Date Nails
by dummy  - 
12 Replies 
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 by scharnhorst
 
People do some ODD things!
by Gadfly  - 
17 Replies 
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 by pennsy
 
Fred Frailey Column July TRAINS - Ominous
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
9 Replies 
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Glass insulators with residue
by dummy  - 
6 Replies 
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Risks On Rails
by Passenger  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Railfans distracting engineers
by thomas81z  - 
47 Replies 
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 by Gadfly
 
Rail Operations Service - St. Louis
by USRailwaysInc  - 
0 Replies 
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 by USRailwaysInc
 
Anybody know how to sharpen a punch?
by RearOfSignal  - 
6 Replies 
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 by jwhite07
 
Turntables in modern times
by Passenger  - 
18 Replies 
 3127 Views
 by Otto Vondrak
 
How bad has recession hit the raliroads?
by carajul  - 
11 Replies 
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 by RDGTRANSMUSEUM
 
What are these tools? (Spike pullers)
by devb3  - 
5 Replies 
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 by Arrestmespi
 
L&N lock found
by dirtydave  - 
6 Replies 
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 by dirtydave
 
Anyone have a link to proposed abandonments?
by Tracer  - 
6 Replies 
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 by scharnhorst
 
Time/Speed Benefits of Concrete Ties
by Railroadluvr  - 
2 Replies 
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 by UPRR engineer
 
Oyster Bay and Danbury Railroad Museum Question
by FamousNYLover  - 
16 Replies 
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 by MADDOG
 
No Thump No Dump
by shortlinerailroader  - 
21 Replies 
 5225 Views
 by BR&P
 
The "286K Standard?"
by Otto Vondrak  - 
2 Replies 
 3011 Views
 by Ken W2KB
 
Creosoting Plant
by gawlikfj  - 
2 Replies 
 933 Views
 by gawlikfj
 
Maersk Alabama
by hotbike  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Otto Vondrak
 
Rockefeller-Snowe Bill
by grink  - 
3 Replies 
 2153 Views
 by Otto Vondrak
 
Ice Capade Specials
by TB Diamond  - 
2 Replies 
 807 Views
 by TB Diamond
 
Less stack trains lately?
by trainwayne1  - 
12 Replies 
 2260 Views
 by UPRR engineer
 
What does "canned" mean? (hours)
by CSRR573  - 
4 Replies 
 1290 Views
 by RearOfSignal
 
Getting Young Railfans Interested in Timetables
by Caseyjim  - 
9 Replies 
 2854 Views
 by Noel Weaver
 
Numbers on engine sides
by atsf sp  - 
6 Replies 
 2063 Views
 by GSC
 
Spacers/Stretchers
by csrrfan86  - 
1 Replies 
 638 Views
 by scooterz66
 
Scheduled Operations and Safety
by Caseyjim  - 
7 Replies 
 1104 Views
 by 2nd trick op
 
Ringling Brothers "Red Unit" Questions
by Bobby S  - 
21 Replies 
 3796 Views
 by Ocala Mike
 
Vertical Double Tracking
by gprimr1  - 
4 Replies 
 1130 Views
 by David Benton
 
So how often do you get to ride along?
by Spokker  - 
38 Replies 
 6245 Views
 by slchub
 
Just for Curiosity
by WSH  - 
8 Replies 
 1467 Views
 by GSC
 
South Bronx History for N. Y. C. & H. R. R. R. sought re: wa
by friendsofbrookpark  - 
3 Replies 
 1966 Views
 by s4ny
 
Passenger Trains Making a Backup Move on Mainline
by Tommy Meehan  - 
21 Replies 
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 by Engineer Spike
 
Sand Car Unloading
by CSX Sand Man  - 
5 Replies 
 1782 Views
 by BR&P
 
Abtus Void Meter
by David Benton  - 
0 Replies 
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 by David Benton
 
Dispatcher question
by CPSK  - 
8 Replies 
 1537 Views
 by Rockingham Racer
 
Tourist Line Rules
by atsf sp  - 
3 Replies 
 813 Views
 by GSC
 
FRA Track Classes
by gokeefe  - 
9 Replies 
 3415 Views
 by D.Carleton
 
Safety and brakes questions
by Passenger  - 
7 Replies 
 1378 Views
 by GOLDEN-ARM
 
Railroads & utility corridors
by yellowdoyle  - 
9 Replies 
 2097 Views
 by David Benton
 
W QZ Signage BNSF
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
0 Replies 
 678 Views
 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Dim lights when trains passing one another
by waterlevelroute  - 
16 Replies 
 4085 Views
 by esprrfan
 
Grass on right of way
by gprimr1  - 
4 Replies 
 1208 Views
 by Ken W2KB
 
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