Train Watching

Follow along with Trains editors and staff as we watch beautiful trains around the world in operation.
Nevada Northern Railway | Be the Engineer insights

Nevada Northern Railway | Be the Engineer insights

Wouldn't it be nice to be able to run a steam locomotive?  Well, you can! ...

CPKC Final Spike Steam Tour | Canadian Pacific No. 2816 on KCS

CPKC Final Spike Steam Tour | Canadian Pacific No. 2816 on KCS

After a spirited run from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, to Kansas City, Missouri, U.S., Canadian Pacific...

Great Railfan Roads | U.S. Highway 460 in Virginia

Great Railfan Roads | U.S. Highway 460 in Virginia

U.S. Highway 460 is one of the great railfan roads, paralleling the former Norfolk &...

CPKC Final Spike Steam Tour | Upper Midwest Chase

CPKC Final Spike Steam Tour | Upper Midwest Chase

The chase is on! Canadian Pacific 4-6-4 No. 2816 is on an epic journey from...

Amtrak Superliner Cars

Amtrak Superliner Cars

The recent shortage of Amtrak long-distance sleeper cars has hoisted the venerable, but rapidly aging,...

CPKC Final Spike Steam Tour | Canada into U.S.

CPKC Final Spike Steam Tour | Canada into U.S.

Welcome to Canada! It's April 26th, 2024, and Canadian Pacific 4-6-4 No. 2816 is on...

Great Railfan Roads | U.S. Route 30 in Nebraska

Great Railfan Roads | U.S. Route 30 in Nebraska

The Union Pacific main through Nebraska is one of the best train-watching spots in America,...

When Ringling Bros. rode the rails

When Ringling Bros. rode the rails

For 146 years, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train criss-crossed the nation...

Durango & Silverton | Coal-fired steam finale

Durango & Silverton | Coal-fired steam finale

The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad has faced numerous challenges in the last few...

CT rail passenger service along the Hartford Line

CT rail passenger service along the Hartford Line

Travel with Trains.com to the Hartford Line, a busy stretch of commuter railroad operating passenger...

Vermont Rail System winter operations

Vermont Rail System winter operations

In celebration of Green Mountain Railroad's 60th Anniversary, Trains.com visited the snow-covered mountains of Vermont...

Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor

Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor

Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor, stretching between Washington, D.C. and Boston, Mass., is one of the heaviest...

Charlotte Light Rail

Charlotte Light Rail

Light rail commuter service has arrived in the state of North Carolina. The Charlotte Area...

Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington Railway | 2024 Winter Photo Special

Wiscasset, Waterville and Farmington Railway | 2024 Winter Photo Special

Welcome to winter in Maine! Host Kevin Gilliam takes you along for trackside action featuring...

Train Sim World 4 | Product Overview

Train Sim World 4 | Product Overview

Trains.com talent Bryson Sleppy delves into the immersive world of Train Sim World 4, released...

Carolina Coastal Railway | A Regional Rail star

Carolina Coastal Railway | A Regional Rail star

Trains.com Field Producer Kevin Gilliam captures the essence of the 180-mile Carolina Coastal Railway Co....

Steam on the Black River & Western Railroad

Steam on the Black River & Western Railroad

Join Kevin Gilliam as he revisits the New Jersey-based tourist/freight hauler. Watch the railroad's various...

Mikados in the snow

Mikados in the snow

For Snow Week 2024, let's head west to view operations at two tourist railroads running...

Transport Fever 2 | Product Overview

Transport Fever 2 | Product Overview

In this all-new, Trains.com product overview of Transport Fever 2, host Bryson Sleppy walks you...

Holiday Trains on Chicago Metra routes

Holiday Trains on Chicago Metra routes

'Tis the season to enjoy illuminated Metra trains routing along the rails of the commuter...