The New York City Subway is one of the most enduring symbols of New York City, and there is no better way to explore that history than at the New York Transit Museum in Brooklyn.
The Grapevine Vintage Railroad tourist train departs from Grapevine, a town that cherishes its rugged western appearance and attracts tourists with wine tasting rooms and other merchants along its main street.
High winds on Friday, Feb. 19, disrupted service along the CTA's Green and Pink lines, delays that extended throughout the morning and early afternoon the following day.
New Jersey is one the great places to travel by train. It is an equally great place for a railfanning excursion.
Amtrak launched operations in 1971. At first the locomotive used coaches and motive power it acquired from various railroads that were leaving the passenger railroad business to government-created Amtrak.
The Lookout Mountain Incline Railway is on of the most popular attractions in Chattanooga. But, the railroad is the last reminder of a once vibrant railroad scene that existed on Lookout Mountain.
By the late 1970s, railroad were not in a state of good repair. The issue over railroad safety and repair became an issue after a June 1977 Conrail derailment in Metuchen, N.J. In that wreck, 17 cars derailed and took the busy Northeast Corridor out of commission.
Glover Machine Works was never as big of a locomotive builder as Baldwin Locomotive Works or American Locomotive Co. (ALCO).
Occupying the former Naval Air Station Richmond (NASR), the Gold Coast Railroad Museum today delights railfans with its collection of locomotives, dozens of rail cars and railroad artifacts.
Positive Train Control (PTC) will be fully operational on the Northeast Corridor by the end of the year, according to Amtrak.