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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
627 Topics 
3085 Posts
Feel-good news of trains
 by STrRedWolf
Employment
General discussion about working in the railroad industry. Industry employers are welcome to post openings here.
Moderator: thebigc
4141 Topics 
39159 Posts
Re: Pre-Railroad Employment H…
 by Engineer Spike
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
345 Topics 
1777 Posts
Re: 3D Model of SEPTA Silverl…
 by Silverliner5
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
522 Topics 
4102 Posts
Re: Seashore Trolley Museum D…
 by jwhite07
Operations, Facilities, Maps and Resources
General discussion about railroad operations, related facilities, maps, and other resources.
Moderator: Robert Paniagua
1149 Topics 
11902 Posts
Re: Autonomous railcars
 by ExCon90
Photography & Video
Discussion of photography and videography techniques, equipment and technology, and links to personal railroad-related photo galleries.
Moderators: nomis, keeper1616
460 Topics 
3110 Posts
Great photo sites in Kansas …
 by John_Perkowski
Radio and Communications
Discussion related to railroad radio frequencies, railroad communication practices, equipment, and more.
Moderator: Aa3rt
286 Topics 
2193 Posts
Re: Railfanning Phone App?
 by mdevall1
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
131 Topics 
1035 Posts
Re: A "Rail Trail Of Sorts"
 by hrsn
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.
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Morning Sun Books for sale
 by BAR
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
3457 Topics 
27183 Posts
New For Me Williams New York …
 by afleetcommand
Travel & Trip Reports
Tell us where you were and what you saw!
Moderator: David Benton
359 Topics 
1907 Posts
Re: Trip Report: Ukraine
 by Gilbert B Norman