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
15
Messages
70
Threads
15
Messages
70

Welcome Aboard

New to the forum? Introduce yourself here if you'd like.
Threads
280
Messages
963
Threads
280
Messages
963

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
101
Messages
537
Threads
101
Messages
537

Railroad Photos - Midwestern US

Photos of railroads in the central and mid-western United States. (Chicago to Denver)
Threads
337
Messages
2.9K
Threads
337
Messages
2.9K

Railroad Photos - Western US

Photos of railroads in the western United States. (West of Denver)
Threads
104
Messages
2.5K
Threads
104
Messages
2.5K

Railroad Photos - Canada

Photo of railroads in Canada
Threads
16
Messages
124
Threads
16
Messages
124

Tourist Railroad and Railway Preservation Photos

Mainline excursions, tourist railroads, railroad museums, and railway historical societies.
Threads
74
Messages
482
Threads
74
Messages
482

Railroad Roster Photos

Roster style railroad photos, close up photos of rolling stock and equipment, any location.
Threads
40
Messages
264
Threads
40
Messages
264

Vintage Railroad Photos

Vintage and Historical Railroad Photos
Threads
21
Messages
308
Threads
21
Messages
308

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
2.5K
Messages
2.7K
Threads
2.5K
Messages
2.7K
  • bcp

Freight Railroads

Freight Railroads, Class 1's, Regionals, Shortlines and Industrial Railroads.
Threads
507
Messages
2.5K
Threads
507
Messages
2.5K

Passenger Trains, Commuter and Transit

News and discussions of passenger trains, commuter trains and transit.
Threads
398
Messages
1K
Threads
398
Messages
1K

Locomotives and Rolling Stock

Threads
249
Messages
1.6K
Threads
249
Messages
1.6K

Tourist Railways, Museums And Excursions

Photos and disucssions of tourist railways, museums, mainline excursions and railway preservation projects.
Threads
242
Messages
1.1K
Threads
242
Messages
1.1K

Railroad History

Discussion of railroad history.
Threads
117
Messages
585
Threads
117
Messages
585

Maintenance of Way, Track and Structures

Railway engineering, tracks, structures, bridges, tunnels, building and related items.
Threads
188
Messages
1.3K
Threads
188
Messages
1.3K

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
589
Messages
2.9K
Threads
589
Messages
2.9K

Railroad Employment

Discussion of railroad employment. Questions, comments, job posting etc.
Threads
127
Messages
387
Threads
127
Messages
387

Railroadiana, Collectibles and Software

Railroad antiques, collectibles. Train Simulators and other railfan related software.
Threads
279
Messages
861
Threads
279
Messages
861

Railfan Hotspots

Railfan Hotspots - Information and locations for railfanning in a specific geographic area.
Threads
34
Messages
151
Threads
34
Messages
151

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
163
Messages
862
Threads
163
Messages
862
  • Bob

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
1.5K
Messages
1.7K
Threads
1.5K
Messages
1.7K

Videos - Passenger, Commuter and Transit

Videos of passenger trains, commuter trains and transit systems.
Threads
229
Messages
418
Threads
229
Messages
418

Videos - Special Movements and Heritage Units

Unique and unusual trains. Business trains, private charters, unusual loads and heritage units.
Threads
58
Messages
75
Threads
58
Messages
75

Videos - Tourist Railroads and Museums

Videos of railroad museums, excursion and tourist railways.
Threads
140
Messages
248
Threads
140
Messages
248

Locomotive Cab Ride Videos

Loocomotive cab ride and on board train videos
Threads
32
Messages
46
Threads
32
Messages
46

Videos - Vintage and Historical

Vintage videos from the classic era of railroading.
Threads
72
Messages
138
Threads
72
Messages
138
  • bcp

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
474
Messages
1.2K
Threads
474
Messages
1.2K

International - Railway News and Discussion

Photos and discussion of railways in areas outside of North America.
Threads
138
Messages
565
Threads
138
Messages
565




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

Forum statistics

Threads
12,051
Messages
32,223
Members
4,685
Latest member
maxshadow

Media statistics

Categories
69
Uploaded media
43,023
Embedded media
15
Comments
37,800
Disk usage
7.6 GB
Top