March 2011

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.

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.


Coal exporters look to West Coast
Amtrak AEM7 failures plague corridor
Colorado & Wyoming Railway slated for reinstatement in 2012
The TSA learns a lesson: Finally, we are resisting
The curtain goes down on U.S. high speed rail
Tunnel construction techniques and strategies
The machinery of high-horsepower diesel efficiency can cause amazing fireworks
Amtrak's new on-time report card
Regain your sanity in commuter cars where "quiet" is the only language spoken


From the Editor

Pain behind stored units


Trackside Guide: Roseville, Calif.


Seven steam locomotives that will run in 2011

Ask Trains

Cab-forward cab interiors • Spotter control • Alco PA locomotives


The Genesee & Wyoming 

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