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August 29, 2014
OMAHA – Reviving a nearly century old tradition, a special passenger train will operate from Omaha to Lincoln, Neb. on Sept. 20 carrying fans to the Nebra... More »
WATERVILLE, Maine – The nonprofit group restoring one of the last Maine Central steam locomotives in existence hope to move it from its current display si... More »
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ROCHESTER, N.Y. – A series of fall foliage trains with opportunities to ride over the freight-only Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Railroad will be operated... More »
BALTIMORE – The Federal Transit Administration has given the Maryland Transit Administration the go-ahead to move the Purple Line Light Rail project to th... More »
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BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Western New York Railway Historical Society and its Heritage DiscoveRY Center have acquired a historic North American Car Co. tank car... More »
FRISCO, Texas – The Museum of the American Railroad will provide guided walking tours of a portion of its new facilities in Frisco beginning Sept. 13 and ... More »
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