Trains magazine covers the broad spectrum of railroading with authoritative content, dazzling photography, and a mix of content designed to appeal to everyone from the casual enthusiast to the seasoned professional railroader.|
Trains offers something for everyone who has a spark for railroading: Railroad news, insight, and commentary on today's freight railroads, passenger service, transit, locomotives, technology, preservation, fan opportunities, and more. You'll also see images and read stories from railroading's glorious past, and explore the bright future of railroading. It's all in the pages of Trains magazine.
Narrow gauge reverie
A ride on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad 2-8-2 No. 463 helps me reflect on its history
Map of the Month: New York state's tourist railroads
Fabulous scenery, vintage motive power, and classic depots abound in New York state
High speed, high stakes
New private passenger services are giving Europe's state railroads a run for their money. Who's really better?
737s ride the rails
BNSF Railway hauls Boeing 737 fuselages to Boeing's plant in Washington for finishing. Here's what became of three of them
In My Own Words: Wangling a ride through the Rockies
I rode the caboose on a narrow gauge freight in Colorado in 1945
Ride this train!
Your 2014 railroad fun guide to tourist trains and railroad museums
News & Photos
- Does oil go against the grain?
- Obituary: James R. Young
There is no substitute for an experienced, cautious engineer
An Amtrak crew grew so suspicious that they stopped their train and avoided disaster
Fred W. Frailey
Let's rescue the Northeast Corridor
Amtrak spins wheels in search of money to rebuilt its fast railroad. Yet the answer is in front of us
- 'F' still stands for freight
- BNSF Railway liquefied natural gas locomotives head for test tracks
- Going with the flow
- Integrating sensors, brakes on freight cars
Ride Alaska's DMU cab car
From the Editor
Welcome back 4501
West Coast passenger paradise: Martinez, Calif.
An ancient scale test car; Trains, Vol. 1, No. 0; Big Boy braking power
New life for Milwaukee skytops