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  • For topics on Class I and II passenger and freight operations more general in nature and not specifically related to a specific railroad with its own forum.
For topics on Class I and II passenger and freight operations more general in nature and not specifically related to a specific railroad with its own forum.

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Class I Stock Discussion
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m/v Ever Given
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43 Replies 
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Re: Railroad Stock Thread
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7 Replies 
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MERGER ANNOUNCEMENT: Canadian Pacific buys out KC Southern
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74 Replies 
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History Behind Broken Type-F Coupler Found Along Rail Line
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"DO NOT HUMP" boxcar
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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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Staggers Act - A Revisit
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North America - Oil Transport By Rail
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
142 Replies 
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Cab signal suppression
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11 Replies 
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Best Managed?
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Does it have anything to do with PSR?
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Small lights on locomotives.
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Do crew members talk to dispatchers?
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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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4 Replies 
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High Speed Freight on the NEC.
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57 Replies 
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Freight Running Under Catenary
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6 Replies 
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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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Railroad Stimulus
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Electrifying freight trains in the U.S. is a really bad idea
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Class One Railroads and PTC
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Freight Car Supply
by riffian  - 
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Should we reform the USRA?
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Rail Guide app for rail maps
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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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Rail from 1885 found. Need help identifying.
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Thermal Expansion
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Canadian Rail Strike Over
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The man (railroads) sticking it to THE MAN (banks)
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Amazon Uses Rail
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
6 Replies 
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Peak season
by Roscoe P. Coaltrain  - 
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WOW! Don't DO that!
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Interstate Commerce Commission
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Price Fixing; The Industry Comes Full Circle
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0 Replies 
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All Scale Rails Issue #23 2019
by All Scale Rails  - 
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CN, CSX announce new intermodal service
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BNSF and UP PTC letters to Congress
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20 Replies 
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Thebes Bridge
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The End of the Freight Train
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PANAMAX - Effect Upon US Roads
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Question about Pre-Amtrak Tariffs
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Class 1 Merger Speculation
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Basic signaling
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Effect of Coal and Competition on Railroading Industry
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109 Replies 
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Excessive horn penalties??
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13 Replies 
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Signal System Design
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Update CREATE
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4 Replies 
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Do Engineers mind Railfanners wearing vests?
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Big Brother's Latest Plaything
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3 Replies 
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LPG Graziano 1075 Unit Train
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
2 Replies 
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Hurricane Michael Derailments
by phillyrube  - 
0 Replies 
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Why no Expedia for freight shipping?
by SouthernRailway  - 
1 Replies 
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Hurricanes and railroad damage
by D Alex  - 
0 Replies 
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Oldest Railroad Cars
by theseaandalifesaver  - 
7 Replies 
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proposed steel and aluminum tariffs
by NRGeep  - 
2 Replies 
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What's going by you today?
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1 Replies 
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Why is a shuttle service needed to transport crews (PTI)?
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4 Replies 
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Acting Chief of FRA Resigns
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1 Replies 
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TRAINS Top Ten
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
1 Replies 
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100 years ago: Fast food trains
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Coolant Recycling
by jayson308  - 
1 Replies 
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Accident in shepherdsville ky derailed train.
by Jkstasel  - 
2 Replies 
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Historic Ford Motor Company rail car size
by mjmeneley  - 
2 Replies 
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Scanner Antenna Help
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0 Replies 
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Railroads - "Smelling Like A Rose"
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
1 Replies 
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CSX Engineer Story From My Childhood
by scje953  - 
2 Replies 
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Teen sues after losing legs in train accident
by Denver Dude  - 
9 Replies 
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Best places for railfanning in the Northeast
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1 Replies 
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National Railway Equipment by Drone
by Stoft63  - 
0 Replies 
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How many Regional Railroads
by Genesee & Wyoming  - 
1 Replies 
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 by Jeff Smith
 
A "Real Railroader" To FRA
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
0 Replies 
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CSX line through Amsterdam NY
by mr buffy  - 
4 Replies 
 5984 Views
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Best budget scanner
by DC Railfanner  - 
0 Replies 
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Export Grain
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
1 Replies 
 3232 Views
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Carload Freight -- Does it Have a Future?
by rr503  - 
16 Replies 
 9477 Views
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"Why Trains Crash" - PBS "Nova"
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
0 Replies 
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New guy looking for Knowledge
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6 Replies 
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Railroad Re-regulation
by John_Perkowski  - 
16 Replies 
 10276 Views
 by Jeff Smith
 
Lumber traffic
by rr503  - 
2 Replies 
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Railway Ace 1931
by philipmartin  - 
0 Replies 
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Railway Age 1931
by philipmartin  - 
0 Replies 
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Local Railroad Safety Regulation?
by SCB2525  - 
16 Replies 
 11419 Views
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Introduce Xinfeng Rail Yard, China
by uniway  - 
3 Replies 
 3563 Views
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Grade Crossings - the real tragedy in railroading
by Tadman  - 
46 Replies 
 19807 Views
 by GOLDEN-ARM
 
Great Lakes Basin Transportation llc
by captplaid  - 
1 Replies 
 3329 Views
 by JayBee
 
240 Replies 
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Freight Coupler Systems [Video]
by DanFoxx  - 
1 Replies 
 4858 Views
 by John_Perkowski
 
Automation of Train Routing
by hgondilon  - 
1 Replies 
 3530 Views
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Worst abandonments
by Conifer  - 
28 Replies 
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