Train of Thought
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    Posted over 2 years ago by Kathi Kube
    The Transportation Research Board is holding its 91st Annual Meeting this week in Washington, D.C., and I’m here looking for ideas for technology columns, seeing old friends, and meeting new contacts who can help bring the latest in the rail industry...
    Posted over 2 years ago by Jim Wrinn
    The staff met for Trains’ annual planning retreat earlier this week, and we talked about the use of great photography in our print edition as well as on our website. Great imagery certainly abounds out there today, thanks partly to the widespread...
    Posted over 2 years ago by Jim Wrinn
    Trains’ favorite number is out once again on a new locomotive Norfolk Southen's new SD70ACe No. 1027 gleams in the sun at Chattanooga, Tenn., in December 2011 when brand new. Scott Coffey photo The same until, earlier this week, on...
    Posted over 2 years ago by Tom Murray
    An X2000 train operated by SJ (Statens Järnvägar [Swedish State Railways]) crosses the Northern railway bridge as it departs Stockholm Central Station. During the summer of 2011, my wife Marcia and I spent ten weeks in Europe. In three...
    Posted over 2 years ago by Jim Wrinn
    ‘Hell on Wheels’ failed on the most important prop in the story of the first transcontinental railroad: the train Neither black nor dingy like the engine seen in AMC's new television show, "Hell on Wheels," 4-4-0 Leviathan...