June 2012

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

  • Canadian Pacific's facts of life
  • Florida East Coast to explore passenger operations
  • 'New' rotary for Donner Pass
My soul travels by train
Let us now praise Union Pacific
Norfolk Southern heritage units hit the road

Share your NS Heritage Unit photos with us: www.flickr.com/groups/1884885@N24/

And, see all the units right here: Norfolk Southern powers up its heritage
  • The science of railroad friction control
  • Coupler tolerances to tighten

  • New schedule for Amtrak's 'Sunset'
  • Talgo tests begin

DEPARTMENTS

From the Editor

When shortline units have names

Ask Trains

• Tracks in the PGA Tour?
• Amtrak's P40s
• Ann Arbor's ore jennies

Preservation

By Andrew Dow
Australia's 'Puffing Billy' is one of the world's 'must see' preservation railways

Trackside

By Elrond Lawrence
Trackside Guide: Flagstaff, Ariz.
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