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Railfan Extra Board explores the world of  railroading from a different perspective every month.

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Railfan Photo Line is a monthly gallery of creative railroad photography submitted by our staff and readers.


Keep up with the latest railroad news and information submitted by our staff and readers.

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Veteran newspaper journalist and magazine columnist Don Phillips explores the world of railroads and transportation policy as seen from Washington, D.C.


Just what does it mean to be a railfan? In Departures, consulting editor Alexander Craghead attempts to answer this question each month.

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