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AbRail Rail Databases 
Consists of tabulated information covering all UK locomotives, multiple units and coaching stock passed for use on UK railways. There are also databases showing liveries, owners, operators, and pool codes.
http://www.abrail.co.uk
Akron Railroad Club Website 
Official website for the Akron Railroad Club Inc. Located in Akron,Ohio.
http://www.angelfire.com/oh5/arrc
Anorak - Train Spotting 
UK trainspotting data from past decades. Railway photographs. Railway sound recordings as mp3 files. Railway videos from the 1990s in Quicktime format.
http://anorak.100megs6.com
Association Luxembourgeoise des Amis des Chemins de Fer a.s.b.l. 
Luxembourg's association of railway fans offers a portal to all aspects of railways in Luxembourg.
http://www.rail.lu/
Cape Cod Rails 
Devoted to railfanning both near and far from Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
http://capecodrails.railfan.net
Cardiff and Avonside Railway Society 
Details of forthcoming and past trips along with the society magazine.
http://www.cardiffandavonside.org.uk/
Carlisle Citadel Railway Station (UK) 
Information on the layout and features of Carlisle Citadel Railway Station (UK) as well as an annotated selection of trains from 1963/1964 BR Winter Timetable.
http://carlisle-citadel.co.uk
Central Jersey Rails 
Includes photo galleries, radio information, employee timetables, equipment rosters, message board and links.
http://jerseyrails.railfan.net
CERA's Inspection Trip 
Learn about an inspection trip that was organized by rail-fans on the South Shore Line, America's last inter-urban electric railway.
http://www.ameritech.net/users/liz357/SSL.htm
Class 47s around Southampton 
Weekly updated pictures and archive showing the decline of Brush Class 47 around the Southampton area.
http://my.genie.co.uk/acameron/47soton.html
Columbus Railfan 
a personal photo galley and home to the Ohio Rail Link, and a list and photos of ex-Conrail units in CSX and Norfolk Southern paint.
http://www.trainweb.org/columbusrailfan/
Cordova Bay Station 
News, photos and stories for railfans.
http://pacificcoast.net/~slim/index.htm
CSX South 
Railfanning and railroading in the Southeastern United States.
http://trainweb.org/csxsouth
Diesel on Indian Railways 
Pictures, sounds and data about diesel locomotives on Indian Railways, including the ALCo derived WDM2.
http://members.tripod.com/ApuB/
Diesels locos from around the World 
Pictures, Data and trip reports about diesel locomotive operations across the globe. Special sections on GE and ALCO locomotives
http://www.locopage.net/
End of the Line, Withdrawn and Stored Locomotives UK 
Storage locations for all withdrawn and stored locomotives around the UK. Comprehensive news, Wigan CRDC, locomotives for sale and disposals archives.
http://www.wigancrdc.co.uk/
Gensheet UK railways and photographs 
Gensheet rare track & diversions, photographs and Class 309 EMU pages
http://www.gensheet.co.uk
Georgia Railroading 
Images of today's Georgia railroads, fallen flags, and railroads of the Southeast. Georgia Railfan guides.
http://peachstrails.tripod.com/
German Railway Signals 
Description of German Railway signals, boards, and rules.
http://www.sh1.org/eisenbahn/index.htm
Great Lakes Rail 
A forum for discussing the railroads of the Great Lakes region, and their operations. Photo Galleries, Chat, Downloads.
http://www.greatlakesrail.com
History of the Pinconning & Blind River Railroad 
History of the Pinconning & Blind River Railroad in Fairview Michigan 1953-1973.
http://www.pinconningandblindriverrailroad.com
Indian Railways FAQs 
Indian Railways related information resource.
http://www.geocities.com/irfca_faq/index.html
Indian Railways Videos 
Jay Balakrishna's collection of Indian Railways Videos. Features downloadable videos of Diesel(ALCo) and Electric traction of passenger trains shot in and around Bangalore and Mysore.
http://www.indianrailfan.com
Indonesian Railway Site 
Historical information, such as steam rosters, old timetables, menus, and photographs. Also current aspects such as present-day timetables, diesel roster and modern photographs.
http://keretapi.tripod.com
International RailwaY Circle 
Society offering news on Belgian and international railways, tips on photographic locations, reports, and diagrams.
http://www.iryc.net/
KC Rails 
For fans of the railroads running through the Kansas City Metropolitan area.
http://www.kcrails.com
Live Railroad Radio Communications 
Live streaming radio feeds of several major western railroads.
http://www.railroadradio.net
Locospot.net 
A web site for entusiasts of all types and sizes of locomotives.
http://www.locospot.net
MainLines East 
Railfanning in Eastern America. Motive power review and 700+ photos.
http://mainlineseast.railfan.net/home.html
Mexican Railways 
Pictures, data & links on Mexican railroad.
http://mexican.railspot.com/
Mid-Atlantic and Midwestern Rail 
Railfan photos and information from the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions.
http://www.trainweb.org/midrail
MNRail 
E-mail discussion list dedicated to news, operations, and history of railroads in Minnesota, the Dakotas, and parts of neighboring states and provinces. Information file, guidelines for posting, links.
http://www.visi.com/~mfrahm/mnrail/
Motels for Train Watchers 
A listing of hotels, motels and inns located directly on rail lines in the US, with views of the railroad tracks from at least some of the rooms.
http://home.att.net/~roadrailer/MotelsIntro.html
Muskegon's Railroad Crossing 
Climb aboard and explore raiload operations in Muskegon, MI. Michigan Shore, CSX and Amtrak's Pere Marquette are covered with photos, information, and history.
http://www.geocities.com/muskegonrr/index.html
North American Rails 
Photos from the western parts of the United States and Canada.
http://www.narails.com
Preserved Diesels UK 
A comprehensive photographic guide to all preserved ex-mainline diesel locomotives based in the UK.
http://www.preserved-diesels.co.uk
Preserved Steam Locomotive Database 
A database of ex-main line UK preserved steam locomotives which the user may update.
http://www.angelfire.com/nb/dmwoods
Raildepot.com 
Railfans, modelers, and railroaders submit your rail stories with photos.
http://www.raildepot.com
Railfanning Canada and the USA 
Railfan pictures from Southern Ontario and the Eastern USA.
http://communities.msn.ca/RailfaningCanadatheUSA
Railfanning in Alabama 
Railfanning in the heart of Dixie. Includes CSX, NS, IC, BNSF and many shortlines.
http://www.alabamarailfan.com/
Railfanning in the Northeast USA 
Photos taken around the Northeast USA from Conrail to Erie Lackawanna
http://leesome1226.tripod.com/index.htm
Railfanning the B&O around Cumberland, MD 
Railfanning CSX (ex-B&O) around Cumberland, MD. Covers the Cumberland Subdivision to Brunswick, MD, the Keystone Subdivision to Connellsville, PA, and the Mountain Subdivision to Grafton, WV.
http://mtnsub.org/
Railfans Is Us 
Represents many years of railfanning, with photographs broken down to general areas of interest.
http://www.geocities.com/capecanaveral/launchpad/1449/index.html
Railroad Webcams 
A listing of rail webcams. Catch the live railroad actions of trains thru web cameras.
http://www.railcams.com
Railroading On-line 
Information on the Wisconsin Central and Burlington Northern railroads, and drawings of Santa Fe and Fairbanks Morse locomotives.
http://home.xnet.com/~jamesk/railroad.shtml
Railways in Croatia 
Railfan site about railways in Croatia, including standard and narrow gauge railways, trams and funiculars.
http://mercurio.iet.unipi.it/ric/index.htm
Railways Steam On 
Photographs of UK preserved and main line steam activity since 1990
http://www.1-room.freeserve.co.uk
Richmond Area Railroaders Society 
Organization made up of active or retired railroaders and anyone interested in trains, railroad preservation and local railroad history, focusing on the Richmond, Indiana area.
http://www.railroaddays.org
Rosario Rail Enthusiast Association 
Trains, tramways and trolleybuses of Rosario (Argentina). English language version is included.
http://www.arar.org.ar/IDX_ENG.html
Southern Electric Group 
Non-profit making organisation dedicated to the 750 volts direct current third rail electrified railway system in the South East of England.
http://www.southernelectric.org.uk/
Steam Locomotives in India 
A comprehensive site with pictures and data on steam locomotives in India.
http://indiasteam.tripod.com/
Steam Masala 
A collection of webpages dedicated steam locomotives from India and Australia.
http://www.geocities.com/wp7713/index.htm
Steamsounds 
Downloadable recordings of steam hauled trains in the UK.
http://www.steamsounds.org.uk/
Stormcatcher's Railnet 
A collection of pictures, screensavers and desktop wallpaper from the Indian Railways.
http://stormcatcher0.tripod.com
Sussex County Railroad Club 
A railfan/ model railroad club in Sussex County New Jersey
http://community.nj.com/cc/SussexRailroad
The 507 and 508 Homepage 
The Class 507 and 508 EMUs operate services on the Arriva Trains Merseyside network. Includes photographs and fleet news.
http://www.geocities.com/j101653/
The BNSF - Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Railroad Forum 
BNSF Railroad forum for employees and railfans with news, bulletin board, live chat, humor, and opinion pages
http://www.therailforum.com
The Campbell Family Railroad Archive 
Images of three decades of train chasing. News and information on several of the operational steam locomotives of the western United States.
http://www.railroadarchive.net/
The Cyberspace World Railroad 
Rail schedules, news, images, graphics, links and collections hosted by Daniel S. Dawdy.
http://www.cwrr.com/
The IRFCA Server 
The homepage for Indian Railways Fan Club Association. The best place to start if you want to know more on Indian Railways
http://irfca.org
The Norfolk Southern Winston-Salem District 
Photographs and information about Norfolk Southern Winston-Salem District operations in North Carolina and Virginia.
http://www.trainweb.org/nsrw
The North Wales Coast Railway 
Site detailling the North Wales Coast railway and the loco`s that work on it.
http://www.page27.co.uk/nwales/
The Port of Tillamook Bay Railfan's Guide 
A complete guide for railfans visiting this Oregon Coast shortline. Topics include locomotive and car rosters, galleries, videos, history, and maps.
http://www.trainweb.org/potb
The Stump 
Includes the Original Railroad Nickname List, Railroad Radio and information on Death Valley Scotty.
http://home1.gte.net/stumpie/
The Trains of the Rhaetian Railway 
Photographic catalogue of the rolling stock of the Rhaetian Railway
http://www.belderok.net/rhb
The Trainsite 
This site deals with Swiss narrow gauge companies, as well as with the german Maglev train. There are many pictures about both. Companies such as Furka Oberalp, Rhatische Bahn and BVZ are included.
http://home.wanadoo.nl/trainsite/
Track and Time 
A gallery of North American Railroad Photography by Arizona-based photographer Len Kratz.
http://www.photographytips.com/page.cfm/2211
Train Orders 
Welcome to the most popular railroad site on the internet! At Trainorders you'll find a host of features that includes photographs, discussion forums, live chat, multimedia clips, and the train activated RailCam Network with cameras at Tehachapi and
http://www.trainorders.com/
trainjunkie.com 
Locomotive pictures from the Northwest Florida/Southern Alabama area including many different road names.
http://www.trainjunkie.com
Trains of the American West 
Engineers, conductors and passengers share their experiences as they travel through the great American west. Spectacular images of some of America's favorite trains. HDTV.
http://www.rmpbs.org/trains
Trains through Cajon Pass 
Train spotting pictures in Southern California, Cajon Pass. Santa Fe, Southern Pacific and Union Pacific can be found here.
http://nothingbuttrains.tripod.com
Trains Winnipeg 
An information resource for railfaning in and around Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada.
http://www.trainswinnipeg.com
Trainspotting in Wales 
A multimedia journey on the great narrow-gauge steam trains of Wales. Ride the Talyllyn Railway, Vale of Rheidol Light Railway, Ffestiniog Railway, Snowdon Mountain Railway and the historic standard-gauge Cambrian Coast Line.
http://www.steamsafari.com/wales/index.htm
UK Railways 
UK Railways includes images of modern traction from across the UK. Also includes Sounds, Downloads, Pool Codes and much more
http://www.uk-railways.co.uk/
Webville and Hypertext Railroad Company 
It is neither a real company, nor a real railroad. Rather it is a site for the archiving of historical and informational documents and binaries concerning railroads, railfanning and model railroading.
http://www.spikesys.com/webville.html
West Michigan Railfan Photos 
Provides pictures and information about the railroads in West Michigan.
http://www.geocities.com/csxt_gp38/HOME.html
Western Ranger 
Information about the locomotive Western Ranger, including movements, images, sounds and movies
http://www.stirlingbs.co.uk/westernranger
WNC Rails 
Photographs, news and information about railroads from western North Carolina
http://www.wncrails.com
Yahoo Railscan Group 
Rail And communications hobbyists discuss all aspects of railroad radio communications
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/railscan