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Bartlett Roundhouse Placed on National Register of Historic Places

Bartlett Roundhouse Placed on National Register of Historic Places

BARTLETT- The Bartlett Roundhouse has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places on 9/28/15. The Bartlett Roundhouse Preservation Society under the direction of first Scott Mallett and now Pete Davis, has worked diligently to insure that the roundhouse be [Read More]

Railroad Museum Offers “Trains & Tripods” Photo Opportunity & Lighting Seminar

Railroad Museum Offers “Trains & Tripods” Photo Opportunity & Lighting Seminar

Railroad Museum Presents “Trains & Tripods” Photo Opportunity & Lighting Seminar on October 30-31 SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Lights, camera, action! California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are proud to offer a two-part “Trains & [Read More]

Grand Opening of St. Marys Railroad Museum

Grand Opening of St. Marys Railroad Museum

ST. MARYS, GA—The founders of St. Marys Express announce the grand opening of and ribbon cutting for the St. Marys Railroad Museum to be held Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.The opening coincides with Railroad Days, an annual event designed to celebrate the history [Read More]

Replica Train, Reenactors, Living History, Expert Speakers, Cannon Fire and More Take Place Aug. 28-30

Replica Train, Reenactors, Living History, Expert Speakers, Cannon Fire and More Take Place Aug. 28-30

The N.C. Transportation Museum will host the Lincoln Funeral Train and the Leviathan locomotive to Spencer, N.C. for a full weekend of Civil War-era recreations, music, living history, tours, sutlers, and more, Aug. 28-30. The Lincoln Funeral Train is a full size replica of [Read More]

80 Lorry Journeys Avoided: 2,400T of Ballast Brought in by Train

80 Lorry Journeys Avoided: 2,400T of Ballast Brought in by Train

Eighty lorry journeys on the roads of Dorset and Hampshire have been avoided after a total of 2,400 tonnes of stone track ballast for the Swanage Railway’s link to Wareham was brought in by train – thanks to help from Network Rail. The three long trains delivered [Read More]

Ice Cream Train returns to the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad

Ice Cream Train returns to the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad

The popular Ice Cream Train returns to the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co & Museum this summer! Ice Cream Trains run on Friday evenings, July 10th, July 24th, August 7th and August 21st. The museum will be open from 4pm-8pm with train rides on the hour at 5pm, 6pm [Read More]

Royal Hudson 75th Birthday Celebration Launches Fundraiser

Royal Hudson 75th Birthday Celebration Launches Fundraiser

British Columbia’s iconic Royal Hudson steam locomotive #2860 celebrated its 75th birthday in grand style on Saturday, June 27 at the West Coast Railway Heritage Park in Squamish, BC, launching a fundraiser for the next phase of its restoration and return to steam. [Read More]

Railroad museum offers Father’s Day rides

Railroad museum offers Father’s Day rides

This weekend a caboose built in 1959 and purchased from an army base in Pennsylvania will transport guests in historical style from the train depot in the Rush hamlet of Industry to the museum’s Upper Yard. There, people can check out trains and the restoration shop [Read More]

N.C. Transportation Museum Rail Day Festival

N.C. Transportation Museum Rail Day Festival

Multiple Forms Of Transportation To Be Represented During Rail Days Festival The N.C. Transportation Museum’s longest running event has a new theme, new partnerships, a visit from an iconic locomotive, and all the fun visitors have come to expect from “the museum that [Read More]

Railways role in First World War explored in new exhibition

Railways role in First World War explored in new exhibition

See another side to rail as you explore its vital role in the First World War in the new exhibition Railways 1914 – 1918 by The Workshops Rail Museum, opening today until 6 December. Railways played an essential logistical part on the battle fields of Europe and the [Read More]

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Singer Neil Young to Auction Model Train Collection

Singer Neil Young to Auction Model Train Collection

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Rock singer Neil Young is selling some of his most prized possessions – part of his [Read More]

Win tickets to the Vancouver Train Expo!

Win tickets to the Vancouver Train Expo!

This annual show, in its 35th year, serves as an exhibition of the great hobby of model railroading, bringing together [Read More]

Bluetooth-Controlled Model Trains Will Completely Revitalize the Hobby, If We Are Smart Enough to Let Them.

Bluetooth-Controlled Model Trains Will Completely Revitalize the Hobby, If We Are Smart Enough to Let Them.

I didn’t set out to write about Bluetooth train control. I just wanted to see if someone was using bluetooth, so [Read More]

Have your name on the front of a steam engine at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Have your name on the front of a steam engine at the North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have your name on the front of a steam engine? This February half term, [Read More]

Whitewater Valley RR offers Free Railroad Training Course

Whitewater Valley RR offers Free Railroad Training Course

EVER WONDERED HOW A RAILROAD OPERATES? LEARN: RAILROAD SAFETY, TRAIN OPERATIONS, & DISPATCHING! Connersville, [Read More]

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