See videos of railroad action and Trains magazine staff interview the experts.
Our July issue covers a father and son duo who rebuilt a fleet of tank
engines in their backyard. Join us for a look around their shop in
Ashley, Ind., and then learn more about them in the July issue of
Published: May 23, 2013
MPL Technology's new SpillX system could revolutionize refueling locomotive. Watch this video to see how it works
Published: November 23, 2011
This TrainsTube video shows how railroaders may someday be able to couple and uncouple cars from the locomotive cab.
Published: April 23, 2010
Pacific Locomotive Association won $10,000 to fund its rebuild of 1924 Clover Valley Lumber Co. 2-6-6-2T No. 4. After inactivity dating to 1985, the big Mallet will pull excursion trains on the association's Niles Canyon Railway in the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn more from Alan Siegwarth, head of the PLA's steam department
Published: February 22, 2010
Canadian Pacific transports the Olympic Flame on a handcar across Lethbridge Viaduct in Alberta. For more of the story, see "News" in April 2010 Trains Magazine
Published: February 12, 2010
See how the Security and Emergency Response Training Center at the Transportation Technology Center in Pueblo, Colo., helps railroads and their online communities prepare for the disaster they all hope never happens
Published: September 25, 2009
Kathi Kube, managing editor, talks to professors at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign about their railroad engineering program
Published: July 14, 2009
You read the Technology column in May 2009 Trains, now see the action. Take an insider's tour of Colorado's Manitou & Pike's Peak Railway and see the technology that makes the grade.
Published: March 26, 2009
Find out who puts together your favorite magazine, how it's done, and a few other things you never wanted to know about the Trains family
Published: March 18, 2009