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No. 4014 has been on display at the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds for 51 years, but it will leave soon to begin a multi-year restoration that will return it to steam. Check back often for news, Editor Jim Wrinn's video blogs, and photos. Only from Trains!

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April 23, 2014
ELBE, Wash. - Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad is moving its May SteamFest to July to coincide with the grand opening of a new logging railroad museum. In a message... More »
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NEW YORK – A new Metro-North directive would require the railroad’s engineers to be evaluated for sleep apnea. The directive comes in the wake... More »
MOUNT DORA, Fla. – The Orange Blossom Cannonball will once again stop at Mount Dora with the Tavares, Eustis & Gulf Railroad returning service to... More »
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NORFOLK, VA. – Norfolk Southern reported first-quarter net income of $368 million, or $1.17 per diluted share, compared with $450 million, or $1.41 per di... More »
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association is furthering it efforts to find a new president by hiring an executive searc... More »
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SAN ANTONIO, Texas – A top U.S. veterans’ organization is getting a boost with a donation from Union Pacific. On Monday, the railroad made a $150,0... More »
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