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

Welcome to, your home for trains on the web!

Sign up for your free membership today!

  1. M

    Another pivoting bogie low floor tram has arrived in Melbourne!

    Here in Melbourne, the capital of the Australian state of Victoria, we are introducing a new type of low floor tram, which is sometimes called the Flexity-Melbourne. It's based on the 70% low floor Flexity Swift, but, like the Skoda ForCity introduced before, with ramp access to the raised...
  2. The HEAT!

    The HEAT!

    This was a hot day, the engines tell it. About 94 degrees in the shade, bottled water was a must. This was during the "Hot Rails" event.
  3. CalTrain approaches Bayshore

    CalTrain approaches Bayshore

    On January 3rd, 2005, my Dad and I went on a day trip from San Jose to San Francisco via public transit and foot. It was a great day for two railfans to enjoy each other and the various public transit systems of the Bay Area. I am at the Bayshore platform, between San Francisco and South San... 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 - 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. - 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.