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Trains.com
Discussion topics related to the Trains.com family of websites.
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A place for other discussions. Note, this isn’t the Trains magazine forum section... railroad discussions should happen over there. If you're new here, please read our forum policies.
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How do you get your kids interested and involved in the hobby of model railroading? If you're new here, please read our forum policies.
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Discussion about operation of Microsoft Train Simulator, Trainz and other software packages. If you're new here, please read our forum policies.
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Need help with the Trains.com Forums? Ask questions about the forums here. If you're new here, please read our forum policies.
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This forum gives you a chance to become more familiar with how this forum responds to different features and keeps testing in one place instead of posting tests all over. If you're new here, please read our forum policies.
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Model Railroader
Discussion topics related to model railroading and Model Railroader magazine.
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Advice, tips, questions and general information on the hobby of model railroading. If you're new here, please read our forum policies.
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 11:38 AM
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Benchwork, scenery, track, and more. If you're building a scale model train layout, this is where to go. If you're new here, please read our forum policies.
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 11:26 AM
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The place to discuss wiring for DC and DCC controlled model train layouts. If you're new here, please read our forum policies.
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 10:32 AM
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Prototype railroad information from A to Z for model railroaders in G to Z scales. If you're new here, please read our forum policies.
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 11:16 AM
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Trains Magazine
Discussion topics related to trains and Trains Magazine.
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The place to discuss railroad industry trends, information about freight railroads, train watching, comments on recent trips, and other railroad topics. If you're new here, please read our forum policies.
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 11:20 AM
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Contemporary mainline steam excursion operations, museums, tourist railroads. Learn about restorations, talk about techniques, and discuss the future of railroad museums. If you're new here, please read our forum policies.
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The power that moves the nation’s freight and passenger trains every day. Find out about new locomotives, the fate of old favorites, and ask experts about locomotive performance. If you're new here, please read our forum policies.
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 11:34 AM
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Commuter railroads and light rail. Talk about the latest developments in urban transit systems from coast to coast. If you're new here, please read our forum policies.
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The place to discuss Amtrak, the future of passenger rail, and high speed proposals. If you're new here, please read our forum policies.
Thu, Oct 30, 2014 10:36 AM
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Updates, changes, or comments on TRAINS Magazine's Trackside Guides? Have your own trackside guide? Post them here! If you're new here, please read our forum policies.
Mon, Sep 29, 2014 6:53 AM
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Classic Toy Trains
Discussion topics related to toy trains and Classic Toy Trains Magazine.
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Interested in O gauge, S gauge, and Standard gauge toy trains? Are you a fan of Lionel, MTH, American Flyer, and other brands of toy trains made today and in the past? If so, the Classic Toy Trains Toy train operating and collecting forum is just for you.
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Thu, Oct 30, 2014 11:32 AM
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Garden Railways
Discussion topics related to garden railway modeling and Garden Railways Magazine.
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From track to trees, rolling stock to running streams, talk about model railroading in the back yard. If you're new here, please read our forum policies.
Mon, Oct 20, 2014 4:56 PM
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A place to discuss trackplan, building, and design questions. You may also discuss gardening matters here. If you're new here, please read our forum policies.
Sun, Sep 21, 2014 12:48 AM
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Discuss all things related to R/C, batteries, and live-steam locomotives for the garden railroad here. If you're new here, please read our forum policies.
Mon, Oct 27, 2014 10:35 AM
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Post ideas and links to garden train projects you've built. Please also share those "unlikely treasures" you've found here! If you're new here, please read our forum policies.
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Classic Trains
Discussion topics related to the "golden years of railroading" and Classic Trains Magazine.
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Like Classic Trains magazine itself, this forum celebrates the "golden years of railroading." Covering the railroad scene from the late 1920s to the late 1970s, this forum section is everything from giant steam locomotives and colorful streamline
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