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  • General discussion about railroad operations, related facilities, maps, and other resources.
General discussion about railroad operations, related facilities, maps, and other resources.

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Marker lights on the front and rear of locomotives
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Height restrictions in Boston & NY area
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Do Crossing gates/lights ever fail to work?
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Control stand preference
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What does "plates" on freight cars mean?
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Mag Lev subway
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ACI Tags (Sticker on Phase II F40)
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Tracking movements of freight cars?
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VIDEO: Train vs Tornado
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Snow melting oil
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Hopping freights/Hoboes/Transients
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Understanding Signals
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9 Replies 
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Were Avg Freight Trains Shorter pre 1978?
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Date Nails
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People do some ODD things!
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Fred Frailey Column July TRAINS - Ominous
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9 Replies 
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Glass insulators with residue
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Risks On Rails
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1 Replies 
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Railfans distracting engineers
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47 Replies 
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Rail Operations Service - St. Louis
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0 Replies 
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Anybody know how to sharpen a punch?
by RearOfSignal  - 
6 Replies 
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Turntables in modern times
by Passenger  - 
18 Replies 
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How bad has recession hit the raliroads?
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11 Replies 
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What are these tools? (Spike pullers)
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5 Replies 
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L&N lock found
by dirtydave  - 
6 Replies 
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Anyone have a link to proposed abandonments?
by Tracer  - 
6 Replies 
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Time/Speed Benefits of Concrete Ties
by Railroadluvr  - 
2 Replies 
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Oyster Bay and Danbury Railroad Museum Question
by FamousNYLover  - 
16 Replies 
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No Thump No Dump
by shortlinerailroader  - 
21 Replies 
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The "286K Standard?"
by Otto Vondrak  - 
2 Replies 
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Creosoting Plant
by gawlikfj  - 
2 Replies 
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Maersk Alabama
by hotbike  - 
1 Replies 
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Rockefeller-Snowe Bill
by grink  - 
3 Replies 
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Ice Capade Specials
by TB Diamond  - 
2 Replies 
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 by TB Diamond
 
Less stack trains lately?
by trainwayne1  - 
12 Replies 
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 by UPRR engineer
 
What does "canned" mean? (hours)
by CSRR573  - 
4 Replies 
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Getting Young Railfans Interested in Timetables
by Caseyjim  - 
9 Replies 
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 by Noel Weaver
 
Numbers on engine sides
by atsf sp  - 
6 Replies 
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Spacers/Stretchers
by csrrfan86  - 
1 Replies 
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 by scooterz66
 
Scheduled Operations and Safety
by Caseyjim  - 
7 Replies 
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 by 2nd trick op
 
Ringling Brothers "Red Unit" Questions
by Bobby S  - 
21 Replies 
 3854 Views
 by Ocala Mike
 
Vertical Double Tracking
by gprimr1  - 
4 Replies 
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 by David Benton
 
So how often do you get to ride along?
by Spokker  - 
38 Replies 
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Just for Curiosity
by WSH  - 
8 Replies 
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South Bronx History for N. Y. C. & H. R. R. R. sought re: wa
by friendsofbrookpark  - 
3 Replies 
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Passenger Trains Making a Backup Move on Mainline
by Tommy Meehan  - 
21 Replies 
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Sand Car Unloading
by CSX Sand Man  - 
5 Replies 
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Abtus Void Meter
by David Benton  - 
0 Replies 
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 by David Benton
 
Dispatcher question
by CPSK  - 
8 Replies 
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Tourist Line Rules
by atsf sp  - 
3 Replies 
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 by GSC
 
FRA Track Classes
by gokeefe  - 
9 Replies 
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Safety and brakes questions
by Passenger  - 
7 Replies 
 1404 Views
 by GOLDEN-ARM
 
Railroads & utility corridors
by yellowdoyle  - 
9 Replies 
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 by David Benton
 
W QZ Signage BNSF
by Gilbert B Norman  - 
0 Replies 
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 by Gilbert B Norman
 
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