July 2019

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

  • Steven Ditmeyer
    • Industry veteran sees missed opportunities in implementation of PTC
  • Diving into the Crescent's woes
    • Amtrak, NS struggle with train's performance
  • From main line to short line
    • The Dash 8 continues to find new homes on smaller roads
  • VIA's summer shuffle
    • Overnight trains face schedule changes, equipment challenges

DEPARTMENTS

From the Editor

Welcome back, No. 4014 | Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 will create a new generation of enthusiasts and railroaders

Preservation

Steam to keep watch on | Around the country, more restoration projects move toward completion

Train-Watching

Hot spot: Gallitzin/Cresson, Pa. | These two towns are keystones of Pennsylvania train-watching

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