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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
    600 Topics
    3066 Posts
    Last post Re: MOVIE: Silver Streak
    by eustis22
  • Employment
    General discussion about working in the railroad industry. Industry employers are welcome to post openings here.
    Moderator: thebigc
    4120 Topics
    39036 Posts
    Last post Re: Brightline/Virgin Trains …
    by matawanaberdeen
  • 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: 8th Notch, LIRRMEDFORD
    339 Topics
    1814 Posts
    Last post Re: LOCORailroad - Model Rail…
    by loco
  • 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
    510 Topics
    4030 Posts
    Last post Re: Heritage Operations vs. C…
    by Backshophoss
  • Operations, Facilities, Maps and Resources
    General discussion about railroad operations, related facilities, maps, and other resources.
    Moderator: Robert Paniagua
    1141 Topics
    11855 Posts
    Last post For Sale. 1913 schematics, m…
    by jvr3
  • Photography & Video
    Discussion of photography and videography techniques, equipment and technology, and links to personal railroad-related photo galleries.
    Moderators: keeper1616, nomis
    451 Topics
    3134 Posts
    Last post Re: rrpicturearchives registr…
    by CrustyTrainGuy6
  • Radio and Communications
    Discussion related to railroad radio frequencies, railroad communication practices, equipment, and more.
    Moderator: Aa3rt
    283 Topics
    2183 Posts
    Last post 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
    118 Topics
    898 Posts
    Last post Re: Beacon Rail Trail next?
    by Jeff Smith
  • 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.
    1 Topics
    1 Posts
    Last post 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: stilson4283, 3rdrail, Otto Vondrak
    3439 Topics
    27313 Posts
    Last post Re: Have you ever been to Nor…
    by Backshophoss
  • Travel & Trip Reports
    Tell us where you were and what you saw!
    Moderator: David Benton
    346 Topics
    1863 Posts
    Last post Cairo,Ohio B&O CPL Signals & …
    by ProRailProductions