November 2020

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.


  • The Trains Interview: Clément Michel
    • Keolis North America CEO discusses private sector’s role in public transit
  • Triweekly plan puts states in a bind
    • Reduced departures weaken corridor options, can shift allocated costs
  • Fans in the industry
    • Now more than ever, railroads need you
  • Looking forward by looking back
    • Can technological advances cure traffic problems?


From the Editor

Happy birthday to us!


Rebuilding Pikes Peak cog


Hot spot: Wauwatosa, Wis.

Ask Trains

Union Pacific’s new train for old ties; B units on excursion trains


The Genesee & Wyoming 

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