February 2008

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.

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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.

NEWS

Can independent short lines survive?
BNSF combines, streamlines communications
Meridian hosts classy NS, KCS F units
Any hope for U.S. high-speed rail?
Progress, setbacks for Seattle's commuter, light rail

DEPARTMENTS

From the Editor

BNSF, CSX, please buy a vowel To see Tom Danneman's ideas for restyling BNSF, click here.

Railway Post Office

After you've seen our featured list of your favorite railroad books, click here to see more readers' choices.

Fantrip

Historic photos enter digital age

Preservation

An event run like a Swiss watch

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