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.
Blame it on the weather, the parade of intermodal trains, and the Santa Fe Railway’s Cadiz Turn
A Family Affair
Trains at a Connecticut River bridge have beckoned generations of my family
The Train That Kicked the Hornet's Nest
I Was a Summer Intern on the Pennsy
Jack Norris fired steam, worked with dispatchers, witnessed steep Madison Hill, and glimpsed big yards in Pennsylvania, all in less than three months in 1957!
Eureka, You Showed Us!
Dan Markoff’s 1875 4-4-0 Eureka No. 4 has illuminated pre-1900s railroading
In My Own Words: Trenton's Transformational Trains
The Reading’s doodlebugs, first-generation diesels, and Camelbacks fascinated a young railfan
News and Photos
- Canadian Pacific’s new CEO looks for greater operational efficiency
- Hurricane Sandy hits transit systems hard
- Amtrak's ‘Wolverine’ derailment tests federal safety equipment mandates
- Texas short lines tackle booming oil business
- Central Montana Rail holds on after a flood leaves it marooned
So much has changed in 30 years that Norfolk Southern’s paint scheme can carry great meaning
Fred W. Frailey
How did Kansas City Southern remain independent?
Slugs are rising in popularity again as fuel costs soar
Wearable technology makes railroading safer for maintenance and operating crews
Florida students continue to make the annual Safety Patrol train trip to Washington, D.C.
From the Editor
What to watch in 2013
• Rolling-stock logos
• Street-running track
• Class repairs
‘Sunbeam’ shines a light on the Lincoln connection to the Pullman Co. and porters