Passenger Railroad info:

Amtrak
http://www.amtrak.com/
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
http://tickets.amtrak.com/indexRailSale.htm

Amtrak station addresses (my list)
http://www.trainweb.org/amtrak/stations.html

Amtrak's Schedules (Not sure if this is still active)
http://www.libertynet.org:80/~dvarp/Amtrak/

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
http://www.narprail.org

Information about transit agencies across the USA, includes links to agency's web sites
http://www.ntdprogram.com/

Hedberg Maps, publishes a single map of every transit system in the Northeast
http://www.hedbergmaps.com

Subways around the world
http://www.subwaynavigator.com/subway_site/eng/accueil/fset_subway.htm

http://www.reed.edu/~reyn/transport.html
http://www.routesinternational.com/transit.htm


California rr stations, facilities, photos, and amenities:
http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/rail/depots/amstas.htm

Portland, WA Transit
http://www.maxlightrail.com

Israel Railways
http://www.israrail.org.il

A site dedicated to promoting rail transit
http://www.apta.com/info/online/weyrich2new.htm

Promoting rail corridors
http://www.nationalcorridors.org

Transit details for subway systems
http://lamar.colostate.edu/~jvigh/transit/heavy_rail.htm

Freight Railroad sites:

http://www.trainweb.com/rail/

Railfan related sites:


Rail Cams on this site, and links to MANY railfan and otherwise rail related resources on the web.
http://www.trainweb.com

Another Railfan site, many aspects of Railroading, focus on Texas area
http://www.railspot.com/

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.
http://meidenshi.co.jp/files/camera_java.html

Conrail's Dispatching center
http://www.trainweb.com/railnuts/catd.html


http://railfan.net



Militant railfan page
http://www.turbont.net/nmro/


Railfan Hotspots and Railfan Guides:

Supposedly has over 1800 railfan locations in North America
http://www.frograil.com

Railfan locations in the Albany area and several others scattered throughout the United States, click on "Railfan hotspots"
http://www.trainweb.com/gcdra

New York City area railfan hotspots
http://www.fl9.railfan.net/hotspots/


Wisconsin Central hotspots
http://pages.prodigy.com/wctc/hotspots.htm
http://www.trainweb.com/wisrail/wispots.htm

Norfolk Southern railfan hotspots section to be added soon, hopefully
http://www.nshs.org/html/about_nshs/contribute.shtml

Alabama trainwatching spots
http://alabama.railfan.net/city.html

Durand Michigan
http://www.geocities.com/collegepark/Gym/5065/

Gibbon, Nebraska
http://www2.southwind.net/~c44-9w/gibbon.html

North Platte, Bailey yard
http://www.northplattechamber.com/spike.htm
http://www.nebraska.com/cities/north-platte/north-platte.asp

Pueblo, Colorado
http://www.pueblorail.com/spots.html

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
http://www.Bluelight.com


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
http://www.mgl.ca/~bmiller/galt-stn.htm

California Railfan site
http://stkntower.railfan.net



Niagara Railways website
Includes maps of places in the Niagara region
http://niagara.railfan.net

Northern Ohio Railfan site
http://members.tripod.com/ohiorailfan/

Houston area Railfan site
http://members.tripod.com/~Engine99/apn.htm
our kid website is http://members.tripod.com/~Engine99/


Eastern Pennsylvania Rail Page
http://www.trainweb.com/eastpenn/


Gar Condon's Boston and Albany page
http://www.geocities.com/capecanaveral/lab/9490


Railfan site for Chicago
http://www.geocities.com/CapitolHill/Congress/6084


Buffalo NY area railfan pictures
http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~cwebster


Official NYS&W T&HS homepage, (New York, Susquehana & Western T? and Historical Society?  (I think)
http://www.americaninternet.com/nyswths/




Rochester area Railfan Page
http://www.servtech.com/~nessman/rochrail.htm


Railfan info for western Indiana and eastern Illinois
http://www.holli.com/~swithrow/railcent.html


Railfan Hotels, Motels, etc:
Railfan site listing hotels next to rr tracks...
http://www.trainweb.com/varail/motels.html


TRACKSIDE MOTEL list 
The following list shows motels located directly on rail lines with a view of the tracks from the rooms.
http://www.goeaston.net/~cahash/

Motel near Pittsburg, Fallston, PA
http://www.forcomm.net/flagstop/


Getting to places to go for a hike by public transportation.
http://www.nynjtc.org/no-car.html

Web rail radio scanner broadcasts:
http://railscan.cjb.net

http://www.trainweb.com/gcdra



Railroad Webcams:

You'll find links to over 50 US railroad webcams at
http://www.railroaddata.com/rrlinks/Webcams/United_States/

Click on Webcams at
http://www.trainweb.com/


http://www.delphi.com/railroad/links/links-webcams.html

The willis webcam, Don't know what railroad this is!
http://www.willissteel.com>



Generally fun stuff related to Railroads:

Amtrek means travel excitement!
http://amtrek.net/


Railfan Idiot Page (Mark Wurst)
http://www.erols.com/mswurst


Railroad cartoons
http://www.toytrunkrailroad.com/

Railroad Smiley page (as of May 2000)
http://www.justsaywow.com/smileytrain.htm


Detector page
http://w3.one.net/~kb8vrz/defect.html


Trains Trains Trains!
http://www.infoporium.com/trains

A Fun trains page
http://www.trainorders.com

A javascript train layout program
http://www.frontiernet.net/~imaging/train_set.html


Entertainment Murder Mystery in different settings, including trains.
http://www.murdermysteryinc.com

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.
http://www.geendee.com

phlhobby@aol.com




Railroad videos:

Big EEE Productions
http://www.trainvideos.com

Revelation Audio-Visuals
http://www.revelationvideo.com

http://www.bcity.com/redcaboosevideo/

http://www.hotrailpro.com

Lots of Videos of trains on YouTube.com

Amtrak wreck in Chicago video
http://www.rfdi.info/amtrak.wmv



Railfan related publications:
Trains magazine web site, Kalmbach publishing
http://www.trainsmag.com



Railway Age magazine, focused on the railroad industry
http://www.railwayage.com/


Look up site for 
Railfan & Railroad
Rail Pace
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
Listserv@cunyvm.cuny.edu
With this command in the body of the message
Subscribe railroad


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 <50s-cdn-request@railnet.nshore.org>
Circa 1950's Canadiana Modelers Digest <50s-cdn-d-request@railnet.nshore.org>
Circa 1950's Americana Modelers List <50s-usa-request@railnet.nshore.org>
Circa 1950's Americana Modelers Digest <50s-usa-d-request@railnet.nshore.org>
Frisco Modelers Information Group List 
Frisco Modelers Information Group Digest 
Railroad Passenger Car List 
Railroad Passenger Car Digest 
Railnet Railfan List 
Railnet Railfan Digest 
Railroadiana List 
Railroadiana Digest 
S Gauge and American Flyer Trains List 
S Gauge and American Flyer Trains Digest 


Erie Lackawana
Send to
majordomo@internexus.net
Command
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NYSW
Send to
majordomo@broadcast.net
Command
subscribe NYSW



Railroad Societies and Organizations:
National Association of Railroad Passengers
http://www.narprail.org


Operation Lifesaver
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
http://www.railtrails.org


Model RR layout at RPI in Albany
http://www.rpi.edu/web/railroad


Largest Model Train layout in the world?
It is Northlandz on Route 202 just north of Flemington.
908-782-4022
http://www.northlandz.com


The Conrail Technical Society is happy to announce the opening of their new World Wide Web site at
http://www.rrhistorical.com/crts/


The Louisville and Nashville Railroad Historical Society announces the opening of their new Web site at
http://www.rrhistorical.com/lnhs


Iron Horse Enterprises, operator of C & O 614 steam engine.
http://www.eclipse.net/~riderail/
Web page for the Engine itself
http://www.chessie614.com/ <-- They even have an e-mail newsletter!


NYC Subway historical info page
http://www.nycsubway.org/
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
mapmaker@juno.com


Personal RR web pages:



Geno Dailey, a railfan
http://www.trainweb.org/crcl


mlw636@lvnworth.com, have more "railfan if" things


A railfan from Cleveland area personal home page
http://prozac.cwru.edu/jer/


Matt Donnelly from the Syracuse, NY area, fanatical about Amtraks GP40TC's
http://www.trainweb.com/mdamtrak199/ <-- Newer page

http://members.xoom.com/alco/


Other rail related sites:

Rail accident sistes:

Norway
http://www.ifi.uio.no/~terjek/rail/articles/accidents.html

Casey Jones
http://www.sdrm.org/faqs/caseyjones/caseywreck.html

Germany: Eschede
http://www.mahwah.k12.nj.us/hs/EXPLTECH/Disaster/ICETrainWreck/index.htm
http://www.o-keating.com/hsr/icecrash.htm

Netherlands
http://www.ntsb.gov/itsa/dutch_railway_accident_invest.htm

New York Subway
http://www.unionism.com/accidents.html

Russian Subway
http://pavel.physics.sunysb.edu/RR/articles/baqy1.html

UK
http://danger-ahead.railfan.net/

US and international
http://www.itsasafety.org/ITSA/railartc.htm#Railroad Articles

US
http://www.itsasafety.org/Publictn/R_Acc.htm

RR Crossing info:

Highway Crossing
http://www.bts.gov/ntl/DOCS/bull96.html

FRA web site, contains a crossing safety calculator to determine if trains don't need to blow horns
http://www.fra.dot.gov

Included is the weblink to a company that produces , what I feel are very safe, RR grade crossing equipment.
http://www.safetran.com

RR Crossing Stats by Individual Location
http://safetydata.fra.dot.gov/Crossing/Default.htm

Clickable Map for Crossing Stats
(cross check data at above link - this site known to have some errors.)
http://zinfandel.caliper.com/webapps/fra/

Tourist trains/railroads:
Luxury train, click on Schedules to see when and where this train is traveling.
888.759.3944
http://www.americanorientexpress.com

Canadian Maritimes area, Montreal east and south
http://www.acadianrailway.com

Upper Hudson River RR
http://www.upperhudsonriverrr.com/

Trolleys:

Trolley line web page database
http://www.trolleycars.com/


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
http://www.trolleywire.com/trolley/linelist2.html


Let your trolley-fan friends know about our meeting place.
Tell them they can board TROLLEYSca at this stop
http://www.onelist.com/subscribe.cgi/TROLLEYSca

Trolley Pictures of NJ
http://www.almankoff.com
trolley@almankoff.com

Software and Computer RR stuff:

Railroad screen savers, and likely other RR software
http://niagara.railfan.net/screensaver.htm
http://www.railroaddata.com/rrlinks/Software/Screensavers/

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
http://www.vcn.com/~alkrug/home.html


RR CAD software
http://www.sillub.com/


Computer Fonts
http://www.railfonts.com

CTC railroad dispatching simulator
http://www.signalcc.com
Another web site for the dispatching program with "territories"
http://www.paulk.net/dc

Other rail related sites:
Cog railway page
http://users.ids.net/~cyptf

Railroad definitions
http://gamayun.physics.sunysb.edu/RR/RailroadDefinitions.html

Live Steam nationwide
http://www.discoverlivesteam.com

Adirondack Live Steamers
http://adirondacklivesteamers.org
Nationwide listing of Live Steamers
http://www.discoverlivesteam.com/A-clubs.htm

New Jersey Live Steamers web site
http://users.erols.com/jadf/njls/

Model RR club in NJ
http://www.tmrci.com



Public television very geared to Railroads
http://mptv.org/3rdseas.htm


North American Railroad Terminal
http://www.railterminal.com/

Railroad News from the east
http://www.eastrailnews.com


Railroad Technology page
http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Hangar/8788/

CSX Freight train schedules
http://www.bullsheet.com


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
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/gmdhtml/rrhtml/rrhome.html


Greenberg's Great Train and Collectible Toy Show
http://www.greenbergshows.com

RR Emergency Numbers
http://plaws.net/rail/emergency.shtml

Polish trains
http://www.geocities.com/WestHollywood/Parade/3566/PTP/pkpmain.html

Trains in history
http://www.civilwarhome.com/locomotivechase.htm

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......
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~veregge/

NYC old map... haven't looked at yet (from BNE9)
http://gelwood.railfan.net/other/nyc/nyc-od-map.gif

RR Emergency Numbers
http://www.wildstar.net/~plaws/rail/emergency.shtml

New York State RR's
http://www.newyorkrailroads.com/adirondack/guide/

Copper Canyon train in Mexico
http://www.visitmexico.com/wb/Visitmexico/Visi_Barrancas_del_Cobre