October 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.

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.

NEWS

Will costly fuel bring the trains?
When bad things happen, railroaders rise to the occasion
So, would you like a siding with that, Mr. Shipper?
Making the streets a little safer
Wheeling fleet grows with SD40s
Challenging the all-weather mode
Taking transit to the people
Interested in getting trains to your town? For more information on transit-oriented development, see www.ReconnectingAmerica.org, a nonprofit group committed to the cause.

DEPARTMENTS

From the Editor

Conventional wisdom

Ask Trains

Locomotive latrines, Baker valve gear, clear block indicator

Preservation

Did we save too much?

Fantrip

Ride along if you dare... Want to ride a haunted train? See a list of rides for 2008!
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