In the early morning hours of April 12, 1862, a now-famous passenger locomotive made its way into the small community of Big Shanty.
A trip on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad is the perfect way to step back in time and enjoy a bit of the Old West.
The Gold Coast Railroad Museum delights railfans with its collection of locomotives, dozens of rail cars and railroad artifacts.
ATLANTA — The much-anticipated Atlanta streetcar is set to open on Tuesday, Dec. 30, according to a number of media reports. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed earlier this year said streetcars would operate by the end of the year. The project has been fraught with complications, and it looked for a…
Amtrak’s on-time performance has dropped during the first eight months of the fiscal year, according to an analysis of the railroad’s performance numbers.
The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway has been ferrying tourists and railfans between Blue Ridge, Ga., and the Georgia-Tennessee state line since 1998. The heritage railroad train departs from the historic 1906 Louisville & Nashville Railroad depot in downtown Blue Ridge and treks northward for an hour, providing riders with a beautiful view of the scenic North Georgia landscape.
The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History will celebrate railroads and their unique history during the second annual Railroad Rendezvous this July. The family-friendly event, scheduled from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. on July 26, will feature a range of indoor and outdoor events, including operating model train layouts, a variety of games and a hobo jungle.
PHILADELPHIA — [tweetable]Amtrak is making a $35 million investment to upgrade the historic 30th Street Station in Philadelphia.[/tweetable] The upgrades, according to Amtrak, will improve the passenger experience and improve pedestrian mobility in and around the facility. The upgrades also meet long-term infrastructure needs of the 80-year-old station. “30th Street…