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Former Boston & Maine F7A Reenters Service Following Restoration

May 9, 2022

Former Boston & Maine F7A Reenters Service Following Restoration

Conway Scenic will use newly-restored F7A 4268 and sister-locomotive 4266 on the first run to Crawford Notch.


STB to Require Four Class Is to Submit Plans on How to Fix Service Crisis

May 6, 2022

STB to Require Four Class Is to Submit Plans on How to Fix Service Crisis

A week after the federal regulator hosted a two-day hearing about the ongoing service crisis, the STB announced it would require the railroads to be more transparent.


Adrian & Blissfield Unveils New Paint Scheme

May 6, 2022

Adrian & Blissfield Unveils New Paint Scheme

Adrian & Blissfield SD40-2 821 was built for the Southern Pacific and now wears a bright red and white paint scheme.


Non-Profit Inks Deal to Run Nickel Plate 765 on Indiana Northeastern

May 5, 2022

Non-Profit Inks Deal to Run Nickel Plate 765 on Indiana Northeastern

Fort Wayne officials say a full schedule of excursions is expected to be released later this month or in early June.


North Carolina Short Line Begins Operations

May 5, 2022

North Carolina Short Line Begins Operations

Charlotte Western is Jaguar Transport Holding’s eighth short line operation.


What’s Next For Class Is After That Tense STB Hearing?

May 4, 2022

What’s Next For Class Is After That Tense STB Hearing?

“One thing seems clear for the immediate future: The era of an accommodating STB that will generally allow the railroads to proceed unfettered is over,” says one analyst.


NC&StL 576 Restoration at Halfway Mark

May 3, 2022

NC&StL 576 Restoration at Halfway Mark

Nashville Steam is teaming up with The Candelaria Fund and The Wick Moorman Charitable Foundation for a $100,000 matching grant program.


UPDATE: Critical BNSF Bridge in North Idaho Closed

May 2, 2022

UPDATE: Critical BNSF Bridge in North Idaho Closed

Amtrak service was canceled between Spokane and Whitefish after an issue was discovered on the bridge over Lake Pend Oreille.


Auto Train Oddity Rescue Effort

May 1, 2022

Auto Train Oddity Rescue Effort

Florida Adventures In Railroading, a not-for-profit preservation organization, is leading the effort to save an Auto Train caboose.


Amtrak’s New Berkshire Flyer Takes Off July 8

April 29, 2022

Amtrak’s New Berkshire Flyer Takes Off July 8

The new train connecting New York City and Pittsfield, Mass., will travel over CSX trackage this summer.