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RIP James Wrinn, Editor, Trains Magazine, 1961-2022
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Class I Stock Discussion
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2 Replies 
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Staggers Act - A Revisit
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49 Replies 
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Graffiti Overload
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Greatest Rail Opportunity in 50 Years
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37 Replies 
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North America - Oil Transport By Rail
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145 Replies 
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9 Replies 
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1 Replies 
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Rail and Autonomous Trucks
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3 Replies 
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shipping backlog and rail
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10 Replies 
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Lazaro Cardenas- Is It Time?
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8 Replies 
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Smart battery powered freight bogies for containers
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3 Replies 
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Let's just hope this doesn't go anywhere
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So, how's that PSR working out?
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Trackage Rights
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3 Replies 
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Small lights on locomotives.
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5 Replies 
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2 Replies 
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Alternatives to Radio for Railfanning
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6 Replies 
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Regulatory requirements of Class Is vs Class IIs
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8 Replies 
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Wanna Hire On???
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7 Replies 
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CP and KCS submit their meger application to the STB
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3 Replies 
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Greatest Show on Earth is Coming Back!
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Bridge depth
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4 Replies 
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2 Replies 
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private rail cars in the freight sense
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Mail By Rail - Feasable?
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20 Replies 
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Shunting fouled tracks?
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3 Replies 
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Shippers and Switching Policy
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14 Replies 
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285 Replies 
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Chicago - "Embargo Of Sorts"
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1 Replies 
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Biden Railroad Executive Order
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Update CREATE
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Desalination and rail
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1 Replies 
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7 Replies 
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High Speed Freight on the NEC.
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59 Replies 
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Freight Running Under Catenary
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7 Replies 
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Mr Harriman ... errr ... BUFFETT discusses American Railroading
by John_Perkowski  - 
2 Replies 
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Re: Railroad Stock Thread
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
4 Replies 
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History Behind Broken Type-F Coupler Found Along Rail Line
by jfdturbo  - 
7 Replies 
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"DO NOT HUMP" boxcar
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3 Replies 
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advent and evolution of new freight alternatives to rail
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14 Replies 
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Restarting container movementss
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1 Replies 
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Cab signal suppression
by MattW  - 
11 Replies 
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Best Managed?
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0 Replies 
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Does it have anything to do with PSR?
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3 Replies 
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Do crew members talk to dispatchers?
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7 Replies 
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CSXT possibly seeking to acquire Pan Am; NS objecting to STB
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6 Replies 
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6 Replies 
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Major Class 1 Construction in past 50 years
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11 Replies 
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LNG; New Traffic?
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Autoracks dragged under bridge (video question)
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Impact of Precision Scheduled Railroading on the Industry
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40 Replies 
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Rail Guide app has new map of early owners
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0 Replies 
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Railroad Stimulus
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1 Replies 
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Electrifying freight trains in the U.S. is a really bad idea
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18 Replies 
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Class One Railroads and PTC
by freightguy  - 
1 Replies 
 475 Views
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Freight Car Supply
by riffian  - 
0 Replies 
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 by riffian
 
0 Replies 
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Should we reform the USRA?
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39 Replies 
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Rail Guide app for rail maps
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0 Replies 
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North Dakota Bakken Crude Oil
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335 Replies 
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Jurisdiction Question
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2 Replies 
 1284 Views
 by jwhite07
 
Rail from 1885 found. Need help identifying.
by xmartel  - 
3 Replies 
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Thermal Expansion
by ConrailRailfan  - 
4 Replies 
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Canadian Rail Strike Over
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1 Replies 
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The man (railroads) sticking it to THE MAN (banks)
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1 Replies 
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Amazon Uses Rail
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6 Replies 
 2182 Views
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Peak season
by Roscoe P. Coaltrain  - 
1 Replies 
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WOW! Don't DO that!
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3 Replies 
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Interstate Commerce Commission
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4 Replies 
 3245 Views
 by mtuandrew
 
Price Fixing; The Industry Comes Full Circle
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0 Replies 
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 by Gilbert B Norman
 
All Scale Rails Issue #23 2019
by All Scale Rails  - 
0 Replies 
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 by All Scale Rails
 
CN, CSX announce new intermodal service
by Jeff Smith  - 
2 Replies 
 3779 Views
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BNSF and UP PTC letters to Congress
by JayBee  - 
20 Replies 
 11499 Views
 by mmi16
 
Thebes Bridge
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
14 Replies 
 3893 Views
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The End of the Freight Train
by bostontrainguy  - 
10 Replies 
 2391 Views
 by spRocket
 
PANAMAX - Effect Upon US Roads
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
29 Replies 
 11857 Views
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Question about Pre-Amtrak Tariffs
by JohnP  - 
6 Replies 
 2342 Views
 by ExCon90
 
Class 1 Merger Speculation
by Shortline614  - 
6 Replies 
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Basic signaling
by Tdub  - 
2 Replies 
 1949 Views
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Effect of Coal and Competition on Railroading Industry
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
109 Replies 
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Excessive horn penalties??
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13 Replies 
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 by Engineer Spike
 
Signal System Design
by rr503  - 
6 Replies 
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 by Engineer Spike
 
Do Engineers mind Railfanners wearing vests?
by marcusp81996  - 
13 Replies 
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Big Brother's Latest Plaything
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3 Replies 
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 by Jeff Smith
 
LPG Graziano 1075 Unit Train
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
2 Replies 
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 by Gilbert B Norman
 
Hurricane Michael Derailments
by phillyrube  - 
0 Replies 
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 by phillyrube
 
Why no Expedia for freight shipping?
by SouthernRailway  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Engineer Spike
 
Hurricanes and railroad damage
by D Alex  - 
0 Replies 
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Oldest Railroad Cars
by theseaandalifesaver  - 
7 Replies 
 4432 Views
 by CarterB
 
proposed steel and aluminum tariffs
by NRGeep  - 
2 Replies 
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 by MCL1981
 
What's going by you today?
by D Alex  - 
1 Replies 
 2746 Views
 by Jon06066
 
Why is a shuttle service needed to transport crews (PTI)?
by SouthernRailway  - 
4 Replies 
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 by Gadfly
 
Acting Chief of FRA Resigns
by mtuandrew  - 
1 Replies 
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 by mtuandrew
 
TRAINS Top Ten
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Engineer Spike
 
100 years ago: Fast food trains
by bellstbarn  - 
0 Replies 
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 by bellstbarn
 
Coolant Recycling
by jayson308  - 
1 Replies 
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Accident in shepherdsville ky derailed train.
by Jkstasel  - 
2 Replies 
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