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    Moderator: Jeff Smith
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    Fri Dec 16, 2016 4:08 pm
  • Alaska Railroad
    Discussion concerning the Alaska Railroad. The Wiki page is here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Railroad and their web-site is here: http://www.alaskarailroad.com/
    Moderator: GOLDEN-ARM
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    97 Posts
    Last post by scratchy View the latest post
    Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:29 am
  • Buffalo and Pittsburgh Railroad
    For discussion of the BPRR. The Buffalo and Pittsburgh Railroad (reporting mark BPRR) is a Class II railroad operating in New York and Pennsylvania and is owned by the Genesee & Wyoming Holding Co. Their website is at: https://www.gwrr.com/
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    Last post by RMB357 View the latest post
    Mon Jan 09, 2017 11:22 am
  • Central Oregon & Pacific Railroad
    For discussion of the Central Oregon. The Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad (reporting mark CORP) is a Class II railroad operating between Eugene, OR and Northern California. It is owned by the Genesee & Wyoming Holding Co. Their website is at: https://www.gwrr.com/
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  • Florida East Coast Railway
    Discussion relating to the FEC operations, past and present. Official web site can be found here: FECRWY.COM.
    Moderator: GOLDEN-ARM
    135 Topics
    2010 Posts
    Last post by Gilbert B Norman View the latest post
    Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:02 am
  • 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
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    2 Posts
    Last post by jimnorthwood View the latest post
    Sun Nov 20, 2016 5:19 pm
  • 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
    2 Posts
    Last post by Backshophoss View the latest post
    Thu Aug 25, 2016 3:13 pm
  • 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
    13 Topics
    63 Posts
    Last post by John_Perkowski View the latest post
    Fri Sep 16, 2016 2:02 pm
  • 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
    7 Topics
    32 Posts
    Last post by vermontanan View the latest post
    Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:27 pm
  • 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
    760 Topics
    8806 Posts
    Last post by NYS&W142Fan View the latest post
    Wed Jan 04, 2017 5:50 pm
  • 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
    Last post by cifn2 View the latest post
    Sun Oct 18, 2009 8:49 am
  • 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
    1709 Topics
    41942 Posts
    Last post by b&m 1566 View the latest post
    Thu Jan 19, 2017 12:04 pm
  • 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 web-site: http://www.pwrr.com/
    Moderator: MEC407
    160 Topics
    1660 Posts
    Last post by johnpbarlow View the latest post
    Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:58 am
  • Rapid City, Pierre, and Eastern Railroad
    Rapid City, Pierre and Eastern Railroad (reporting mark RCPE) is a Class II railroad operating across South Dakota and southern Minnesota in the northern plains of the United States. Portions of the railroad also extend into Wyoming, and Nebraska. It is owned and operated by Genesee & Wyoming. Website:
    Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad
    1 Topics
    14 Posts
    Last post by MEC407 View the latest post
    Thu Aug 07, 2014 8:36 am
  • 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/
    33 Topics
    141 Posts
    Last post by johnpbarlow View the latest post
    Sat Oct 15, 2016 5:07 am
  • 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/
    3 Topics
    10 Posts
    Last post by RMB357 View the latest post
    Sat Jan 14, 2017 9:55 pm
  • 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/
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    1 Posts
    Last post by Ken V View the latest post
    Thu Nov 17, 2016 12:28 am
  • 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
    291 Topics
    1509 Posts
    Last post by briann View the latest post
    Sat Jan 14, 2017 9:01 pm
  • DelMarVa & Washington, D.C. Railfan
    Discussion pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
    Moderator: therock
    358 Topics
    2171 Posts
    Last post by Teutobergerwald View the latest post
    Fri Dec 30, 2016 11:27 am
  • 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
    976 Topics
    3909 Posts
    Last post by frankgaron2 View the latest post
    Mon Dec 26, 2016 6:14 pm
  • New England Railfan
    Pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in New England
    Moderators: MEC407, NHN503
    2563 Topics
    51886 Posts
    Last post by b&m 1566 View the latest post
    Thu Jan 19, 2017 11:32 am
  • New Jersey Railfan
    Pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in New Jersey
    Moderator: David
    3848 Topics
    68577 Posts
    Last post by joe k View the latest post
    Thu Jan 19, 2017 2:09 am
  • New York State Railfan
    Pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in New York State.
    Moderator: Otto Vondrak
    4756 Topics
    75620 Posts
    Last post by SST View the latest post
    Wed Jan 18, 2017 9:54 pm
  • 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
    84 Topics
    417 Posts
    Last post by theseaandalifesaver View the latest post
    Wed Dec 28, 2016 3:18 am
  • Pennsylvania Railfan
    Pertaining to all railroading subjects, past and present, in Pennsylvania
    Moderator: bwparker1
    1676 Topics
    10165 Posts
    Last post by thebigham View the latest post
    Sun Jan 15, 2017 12:19 pm
  • 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.
    308 Topics
    1067 Posts
    Last post by Jeff Smith View the latest post
    Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:45 am
  • 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
    366 Topics
    1413 Posts
    Last post by Arborwayfan View the latest post
    Sun Nov 20, 2016 11:23 pm
  • Worldwide Railfan
    Discussion about railroad topics everywhere outside of North America.
    Moderators: Komachi, David Benton
    1471 Topics
    10391 Posts
    Last post by george matthews View the latest post
    Thu Jan 19, 2017 9:07 am
  • 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
    535 Topics
    2870 Posts
    Last post by All Scale Rails View the latest post
    Fri Jan 06, 2017 2:11 am
  • Employment
    General discussion about working in the railroad industry. Industry employers are welcome to post openings here.
    Moderator: thebigc
    3958 Topics
    38187 Posts
    Last post by lbissio734 View the latest post
    Thu Jan 19, 2017 10:13 am
  • 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
    328 Topics
    1626 Posts
    Last post by ctclark1 View the latest post
    Thu Dec 29, 2016 8:42 pm
  • 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
    489 Topics
    3897 Posts
    Last post by RailRide View the latest post
    Fri Dec 30, 2016 7:54 am
  • Operations, Facilities, Maps and Resources
    General discussion about railroad operations, related facilities, maps, and other resources.
    Moderator: Robert Paniagua
    1110 Topics
    11682 Posts
    Last post by SleepyCat View the latest post
    Sun Jan 15, 2017 7:26 am
  • Photography & Video
    Discussion of photography and videography techniques, equipment and technology, and links to personal railroad-related photo galleries.
    Moderator: keeper1616
    425 Topics
    2993 Posts
    Last post by NS59 View the latest post
    Tue Nov 08, 2016 2:04 am
  • Radio and Communications
    Discussion related to railroad radio frequencies, railroad communication practices, equipment, and more.
    Moderator: Aa3rt
    275 Topics
    2123 Posts
    Last post by New Haven 1 View the latest post
    Sun May 08, 2016 9:14 am
  • 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
    96 Topics
    557 Posts
    Last post by Jeff Smith View the latest post
    Wed Nov 02, 2016 8:08 am
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    Last post by dieselman View the latest post
    Tue Dec 13, 2016 10:36 pm
  • 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: stilson4283, Otto Vondrak, 3rdrail
    3356 Topics
    26728 Posts
    Last post by lexon View the latest post
    Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:34 pm
  • Travel & Trip Reports
    Tell us where you were and what you saw!
    Moderator: David Benton
    309 Topics
    1802 Posts
    Last post by David Benton View the latest post
    Sun Oct 23, 2016 3:19 pm

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