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.

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Help on using the forum, posting messages and uploading photos. Also the place for comments and suggestions.
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Welcome Aboard

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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)
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Railroad Photos - Midwestern US

Photos of railroads in the central and mid-western United States. (Chicago to Denver)
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Railroad Photos - Western US

Photos of railroads in the western United States. (West of Denver)
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Railroad Photos - Canada

Photo of railroads in Canada
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Tourist Railroad and Railway Preservation Photos

Mainline excursions, tourist railroads, railroad museums, and railway historical societies.
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Railroad Roster Photos

Roster style railroad photos, close up photos of rolling stock and equipment, any location.
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Vintage Railroad Photos

Vintage and Historical Railroad Photos
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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!
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Freight Railroads

Freight Railroads, Class 1's, Regionals, Shortlines and Industrial Railroads.
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Passenger Trains, Commuter and Transit

News and discussions of passenger trains, commuter trains and transit.
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Locomotives and Rolling Stock

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Tourist Railways, Museums And Excursions

Photos and disucssions of tourist railways, museums, mainline excursions and railway preservation projects.
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Railroad History

Discussion of railroad history.
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Maintenance of Way, Track and Structures

Railway engineering, tracks, structures, bridges, tunnels, building and related items.
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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)
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Railroad Employment

Discussion of railroad employment. Questions, comments, job posting etc.
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Railroadiana, Collectibles and Software

Railroad antiques, collectibles. Train Simulators and other railfan related software.
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Railfan Hotspots

Railfan Hotspots - Information and locations for railfanning in a specific geographic area.
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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.
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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.
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Videos - Passenger, Commuter and Transit

Videos of passenger trains, commuter trains and transit systems.
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Videos - Special Movements and Heritage Units

Unique and unusual trains. Business trains, private charters, unusual loads and heritage units.
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Videos - Tourist Railroads and Museums

Videos of railroad museums, excursion and tourist railways.
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Locomotive Cab Ride Videos

Loocomotive cab ride and on board train videos
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Videos - Vintage and Historical

Vintage videos from the classic era of railroading.
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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
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International - Railway News and Discussion

Photos and discussion of railways in areas outside of North America.
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