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LATEST NEWS

Pennsy T1 Trust buys unrestored tender for project

The T1 Trust has purchased a 200,000-pound Pennsylvania Railroad long-haul tender No. 6659 from the Western New York Railway Historical society that had been used behind an M1, a 4-8-2 Mountain-type locomotive. Essentially, a T1 tender minus the streamlining, this acquisition negates the need to build a new tender for the T1 locomotive, which was built as a 4-4-4-4. Design, construction, and fabrication of a new tender was estimated at $3 million out of the project’s total $10 million budg...

Rock Island E units make first public appearance

OELWEIN, Iowa — This weekend the Manly Junction Railroad Museum’s two former Rock Island E units, E6A No. 630 and E8A No. 652, made their first public appearance since completion of a cosmetic and partial mechanical restoration by Kansas City’s Mid-America Car earlier in 2017. Iowa Northern’s Oelwein turn brought the two E units to Oelwein from Waterloo, Iowa, on Aug. 18, for public display and a night photo shoot at the Hub City Heritage Corporation Railway Museum in Oe...

North Carolina museum picks up one Tuscan red coach from NS

Top prices for a single locomotive or passenger car exceeded $250,000

PHOTO GALLERY

Streamliners at Spencer
Streamliners line up around the turntable.

VIDEO

Trains Presents: Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum 2017 opening

Join Trains Magazine and video contributor Kevin Gilliam for a look at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum's 2017 opening weekend. You'll see former Southern Railway 2-8-0 No. 630 and Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia high-nose GP38 No. 80 in service on passenger trains!...

Trains News Wire Round-Up for March 24, 2017

TTC conference recap, a news Chessie-painted locomotive, Atlanta yard closure

Trains News Wire video for Sept. 16

Passenger train collisions in Spain and Pakistan, US rail safety grants, Washington Metro, Tier 4 locomotives

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