RailroadForums.com - Railroad Discussion Forum and Photo Gallery

Railroadforums.com is a free online Railroad Discussion Forum and Railroad Photo Gallery for railroaders, railfans, model railroaders and anyone else who is interested in railroads. We cover a wide variety of topics, including freight trains, passenger and commuter railroads, rail news and information, tourist railroads, railway museums and railroad history.

Welcome to the Forum!

Forum Announcements Help and Suggestions

Help on using the forum, posting messages and uploading photos. Also the place for comments and suggestions.
Threads
16
Messages
82
Threads
16
Messages
82
  • Bob

Welcome Aboard

New to the forum? Introduce yourself here if you'd like.
Threads
124
Messages
394
Threads
124
Messages
394

Railroad Photography and Railfan Trip Reports Railroad photos and trip reports. If you have a related series of photos covering various subjects, this is the place to post them. Please note that photos may also be posted in any of the forums.

Railroad Photos - Eastern US

Photos of railroads in the eastern United States. (East of Chicago)
Threads
52
Messages
211
Threads
52
Messages
211

Railroad Photos - Midwestern US

Photos of railroads in the central and mid-western United States. (Chicago to Denver)
Threads
226
Messages
2.1K
Threads
226
Messages
2.1K

Railroad Photos - Western US

Photos of railroads in the western United States. (West of Denver)
Threads
70
Messages
1.8K
Threads
70
Messages
1.8K

Railroad Photos - Canada

Photo of railroads in Canada
Threads
11
Messages
88
Threads
11
Messages
88

Tourist Railroad and Railway Preservation Photos

Mainline excursions, tourist railroads, railroad museums, and railway historical societies.
Threads
52
Messages
306
Threads
52
Messages
306

Railroad Roster Photos

Roster style railroad photos, close up photos of rolling stock and equipment, any location.
Threads
26
Messages
191
Threads
26
Messages
191

Vintage Railroad Photos

Vintage and Historical Railroad Photos
Threads
24
Messages
287
Threads
24
Messages
287

Railroad News and Information Railroad news, discussion, information, updates and press releases

Breaking Railroad News

Breaking news and information related to railroads. Please respect copyrights, and post links to news features rather than re-posting the entire article!
Threads
75
Messages
146
Threads
75
Messages
146

Freight Railroads

Freight Railroads, Class 1's, Regionals, Shortlines and Industrial Railroads.
Threads
191
Messages
729
Threads
191
Messages
729

Passenger Trains, Commuter and Transit

News and discussions of passenger trains, commuter trains and transit.
Threads
312
Messages
474
Threads
312
Messages
474

Locomotives and Rolling Stock

Threads
95
Messages
393
Threads
95
Messages
393

Tourist Railways, Museums And Excursions

Photos and disucssions of tourist railways, museums, mainline excursions and railway preservation projects.
Threads
125
Messages
538
Threads
125
Messages
538

Railroad History

Discussion of railroad history.
Threads
98
Messages
360
Threads
98
Messages
360

Maintenance of Way, Track and Structures

Railway engineering, tracks, structures, bridges, tunnels, building and related items.
Threads
101
Messages
709
Threads
101
Messages
709

General Discussion

General Railroad Discussion

General discussions about railroad. Can't find a topic that fits? Post here. (Discussions may be moved to another topic if appropriate)
Threads
322
Messages
1.2K
Threads
322
Messages
1.2K

Railroad Employment

Discussion of railroad employment. Questions, comments, job posting etc.
Threads
113
Messages
311
Threads
113
Messages
311

Railroadiana, Collectibles and Software

Railroad antiques, collectibles. Train Simulators and other railfan related software.
Threads
177
Messages
466
Threads
177
Messages
466

Railfan Hotspots

Railfan Hotspots - Information and locations for railfanning in a specific geographic area.
Threads
19
Messages
114
Threads
19
Messages
114

ANPL Club Car (Humor and Chitchat)

The "off-topic" topic. Jokes, humor and non-railroad related chit-chat. Please keep it PG rated, this is a family friendly forum. No politics or religion.
Threads
63
Messages
344
Threads
63
Messages
344

Railroad Videos Railroad and train videos. Share videos hosted on YouTube, Vimeo and other sites.

Videos - Class 1 and Shortline Freight

Videos of mainline, class 1 and regional freight railroads.
Threads
1.2K
Messages
1.5K
Threads
1.2K
Messages
1.5K

Videos - Passenger, Commuter and Transit

Videos of passenger trains, commuter trains and transit systems.
Threads
180
Messages
360
Threads
180
Messages
360

Videos - Special Movements and Heritage Units

Unique and unusual trains. Business trains, private charters, unusual loads and heritage units.
Threads
48
Messages
65
Threads
48
Messages
65

Videos - Tourist Railroads and Museums

Videos of railroad museums, excursion and tourist railways.
Threads
133
Messages
233
Threads
133
Messages
233

Locomotive Cab Ride Videos

Loocomotive cab ride and on board train videos
Threads
29
Messages
36
Threads
29
Messages
36

Videos - Vintage and Historical

Vintage videos from the classic era of railroading.
Threads
65
Messages
101
Threads
65
Messages
101

International Railway Forum Railways and railroads outside of the United States and Canada

International - Railway Photography

Photos of railways outside of the United States and Canada
Threads
390
Messages
934
Threads
390
Messages
934

International - Railway News and Discussion

Photos and discussion of railways in areas outside of North America.
Threads
162
Messages
694
Threads
162
Messages
694


RailroadForums.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com

RailroadBookstore.com - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section.

ModelRailroadBookstore.com - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

Affiliate Disclosure: We may receive a commision from some of the links and ads shown on this website (Learn More Here)

Members online

No members online now.

Forum statistics

Threads
11,513
Messages
22,273
Members
4,344
Latest member
IslesFan

Media statistics

Categories
69
Uploaded media
43,563
Embedded media
53
Comments
37,864
Disk usage
8.3 GB
Back
Top