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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
604 Topics 
3045 Posts
Carl Loucks (1933-2020)
 by BenH
Employment
General discussion about working in the railroad industry. Industry employers are welcome to post openings here.
Moderator: thebigc
4121 Topics 
39028 Posts
Re: NJT Assistant Conductor I…
 by Living
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 …
 by mithril
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
512 Topics 
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
Re: Coupling in motion?
 by bostontrainguy
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…
 by DroneSteve
Radio and Communications
Discussion related to railroad radio frequencies, railroad communication practices, equipment, and more.
Moderator: Aa3rt
283 Topics 
2183 Posts
Re: NS West Slope Radio recep…
 by RMB357
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
Re: New Rail Trail proposed i…
 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
3444 Topics 
27331 Posts
Re: Removing atlas rs1 body
 by Backshophoss
Travel & Trip Reports
Tell us where you were and what you saw!
Moderator: David Benton
352 Topics 
1870 Posts
Re: A Week of Rails; Japan Ma…
 by Gilbert B Norman