Passenger Railroad info:
includes Amtrak schedules, fares, and a conection to a list that includes links to the web sites of virtually all passenger railroads in the US.
INCREDIBLE Amtrak discounts to selected cities
Go here then click on Rail SALE online discounts
Amtrak station addresses (my list)
Amtrak's Schedules (Not sure if this is still active)
NARP's extensive list to American Rail related entities: transit companies, railfan sites, railroad related organizations, etc
Click on resources, then "Links", then Links to other websites related to passenger rail, then service providers
Information about transit agencies across the USA, includes links to agency's web sites
Hedberg Maps, publishes a single map of every transit system in the Northeast
Subways around the world
California rr stations, facilities, photos, and amenities:
Portland, WA Transit
A site dedicated to promoting rail transit
Promoting rail corridors
Transit details for subway systems
Freight Railroad sites:
Railfan related sites:
Rail Cams on this site, and links to MANY railfan and otherwise rail related resources on the web.
Another Railfan site, many aspects of Railroading, focus on Texas area
See 4 busy rail lines in Japan that are very active.
The camera can be controlled via the web, so you
may or may not see the tracks when you visit. If
not, click on the cam icon and pan around a bit.
Conrail's Dispatching center
Militant railfan page
Railfan Hotspots and Railfan Guides:
Supposedly has over 1800 railfan locations in North America
Railfan locations in the Albany area and several others scattered throughout the United States, click on "Railfan hotspots"
New York City area railfan hotspots
Wisconsin Central hotspots
Norfolk Southern railfan hotspots section to be added soon, hopefully
Alabama trainwatching spots
North Platte, Bailey yard
Kmart's web page, search for a city that has a K-mart and it will bring up a map of the area, including rail lines. Then scroll the map to the area you are interested in
Searching on Google.com for railfan hotspots finds more railfan hotspot lists, but most appear to cover limited areas.
Railfan Guides focusing on specific regions:
A railfan's web page, guide to Southern Ontario
California Railfan site
Niagara Railways website
Includes maps of places in the Niagara region
Northern Ohio Railfan site
Houston area Railfan site
our kid website is http://members.tripod.com/~Engine99/
Eastern Pennsylvania Rail Page
Gar Condon's Boston and Albany page
Railfan site for Chicago
Buffalo NY area railfan pictures
Official NYS&W T&HS homepage, (New York, Susquehana & Western T? and Historical Society? (I think)
Rochester area Railfan Page
Railfan info for western Indiana and eastern Illinois
Railfan Hotels, Motels, etc:
Railfan site listing hotels next to rr tracks...
TRACKSIDE MOTEL list
The following list shows motels located directly on rail lines with a view of the tracks from the rooms.
Motel near Pittsburg, Fallston, PA
Getting to places to go for a hike by public transportation.
Web rail radio scanner broadcasts:
You'll find links to over 50 US railroad webcams at
Click on Webcams at
The willis webcam, Don't know what railroad this is!
Generally fun stuff related to Railroads:
Amtrek means travel excitement!
Railfan Idiot Page (Mark Wurst)
Railroad Smiley page (as of May 2000)
Trains Trains Trains!
A Fun trains page
Entertainment Murder Mystery in different settings, including trains.
Hobby stores, videos, things to buy:
Claims to be the biggest Railroad Hobby store. Has an impressive page of links to Model and other RR gear.
Big EEE Productions
Lots of Videos of trains on YouTube.com
Amtrak wreck in Chicago video
Railfan related publications:
Trains magazine web site, Kalmbach publishing
Railway Age magazine, focused on the railroad industry
Look up site for
Railfan & Railroad
Passenger Train Journal
Railroad related e-mail lists:
Nationwide railfan stuff. Up to 30 messages a day (or more), mostly not useful, but the few that are make it worth it.
Send a message to
With this command in the body of the message
GCDRA E-mail list
To subscribe from this list, go to the ONElist web site, at
http://www.onelist.com, search for GCDRA
Send an email item with the word SUBSCRIBE in the subject,
to the appropriate address listed below
Circa 1950's Canadiana Modelers List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Circa 1950's Canadiana Modelers Digest <email@example.com>
Circa 1950's Americana Modelers List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Circa 1950's Americana Modelers Digest <email@example.com>
Frisco Modelers Information Group List
Frisco Modelers Information Group Digest
Railroad Passenger Car List
Railroad Passenger Car Digest
Railnet Railfan List
Railnet Railfan Digest
S Gauge and American Flyer Trains List
S Gauge and American Flyer Trains Digest
Railroad Societies and Organizations:
National Association of Railroad Passengers
if you cant get them at http://www.oli.org/oli/
go to http://www.rrhistorical.com and link to operation lifesafer
Rails to Trails
Model RR layout at RPI in Albany
Largest Model Train layout in the world?
It is Northlandz on Route 202 just north of Flemington.
The Conrail Technical Society is happy to announce the opening of their new World Wide Web site at
The Louisville and Nashville Railroad Historical Society announces the opening of their new Web site at
Iron Horse Enterprises, operator of C & O 614 steam engine.
Web page for the Engine itself
http://www.chessie614.com/ <-- They even have an e-mail newsletter!
NYC Subway historical info page
Links to historical information about other transit systems
Not sure who's address this is, but he might have something to do with railroads
I believe he makes fancy maps with railroads on them that are designed to show the railroads with good detail of surrounding features
Personal RR web pages:
Geno Dailey, a railfan
firstname.lastname@example.org, have more "railfan if" things
A railfan from Cleveland area personal home page
Matt Donnelly from the Syracuse, NY area, fanatical about Amtraks GP40TC's
http://www.trainweb.com/mdamtrak199/ <-- Newer page
Other rail related sites:
Rail accident sistes:
New York Subway
US and international
RR Crossing info:
FRA web site, contains a crossing safety calculator to determine if trains don't need to blow horns
Included is the weblink to a company that produces , what I feel are very safe, RR grade crossing equipment.
RR Crossing Stats by Individual Location
Clickable Map for Crossing Stats
(cross check data at above link - this site known to have some errors.)
Luxury train, click on Schedules to see when and where this train is traveling.
Canadian Maritimes area, Montreal east and south
Upper Hudson River RR
Trolley line web page database
A few years back, people on the "trolley" list started coming up with all the ones they could think of, and Alex Postpischil put the results together on the www at
Let your trolley-fan friends know about our meeting place.
Tell them they can board TROLLEYSca at this stop
Trolley Pictures of NJ
Software and Computer RR stuff:
Railroad screen savers, and likely other RR software
US RR Mapper program
Please read both pages carefully before attempting to download it so you are
not expecting something it is not.
Go to to this page and follow the links
RR CAD software
CTC railroad dispatching simulator
Another web site for the dispatching program with "territories"
Other rail related sites:
Cog railway page
Live Steam nationwide
Adirondack Live Steamers
Nationwide listing of Live Steamers
New Jersey Live Steamers web site
Model RR club in NJ
Public television very geared to Railroads
North American Railroad Terminal
Railroad News from the east
Railroad Technology page
CSX Freight train schedules
Central California Rails: http://cencalrails.railfan.net
Sacramento Central RR: http://saccentral.railfan.net
International Railfair: http://www.mei-protel.com/irf.htm
Historic Railroad Maps
Greenberg's Great Train and Collectible Toy Show
RR Emergency Numbers
Trains in history
FRISCO PAPERS. St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco Railroad) papers
relating to employment with the railroad from 1895 to World War
II. These papers were intercepted on their way to a Missouri
landfill in the 1970s when the railroad changed recordkeeping.
Over 400 names......
NYC old map... haven't looked at yet (from BNE9)
RR Emergency Numbers
New York State RR's
Copper Canyon train in Mexico