Rail Fanning and Train Spotting are the recreational pastimes of people who collect or log detailed data or images of railways-roads and-or trains, using physical, electronic, or mental means. This section list sites which contain resources useful to trainspotters and rail fans, such as databases of locomotives, rolling stock or other records. Rail sites of a personal homepage nature, which do not contain such resources should be listed under -Recreation-Trains_and_Railroads-Personal_Pages- Rail-fanning and Train-spotting Trains and Railroads Recreation.
- Covering Boston Line www
Covering rail activity on CSX’s Boston line. Boston Line.
- Motive The Diesel Shop www
Motive power rosters for several railways. Diesel Shop. Includes locomotive builders and leasers. The Diesel Shop.
- Railfanning Niagara Rails www
Railfanning information with a focus on the Niagara and southern Ontario region. Niagara Rails.
- Contemporary Railfan Pennsylvania www
Contemporary railfan information for railroads in and around the state of Pennsylvania. Railfan Pennsylvania.
- Photo Columbus Railfan www
Photo gallery of railfanning in Columbus, Railfan, Ohio. Also contains radio frequencies, maps and information on rail yards. Columbus Railfan.
- Place Railway Fans - A Home for Rail Enthusiasts www
Place to join groups, Fans - A Home for Rail Enthusiasts, chat, create events and upload videos about the railways. Get involved with others interested in trains and the railways in general. Railway Fans - A Home for Rail Enthusiasts.
- Covers Railfanning the B&O around Cumberland, MD www
Covers the Cumberland Subdivision to Brunswick, the B&O around Cumberland, MD, MD, the Keystone Subdivision to Connellsville, PA, and the Mountain Subdivision to Grafton, WV. Railfanning the B&O around Cumberland, MD.
- Forum West Coast Rail Forums www
Forum to discuss all aspects of railfanning. West Coast Rail Forums.
- Information Railfanning Halifax www
Information about the current railfan scene in Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Railfanning Halifax.
- Devoted Cape Cod Rails www
Devoted to railfanning both near and far from Cape Cod, Cod Rails, Massachusetts. Cape Cod Rails.
- Photos, Railroad Photos and Videos www
Photos, Photos and Videos, audio, and video of trains from many of the major freight railroads and tourist lines in the United States. Railroad Photos and Videos.
- Contains RTP Railfan Railfanning in the Carolinas www
Contains photography and video of interest to railfans as well as maps to show locations. RTP Railfan Railfanning in the Carolinas.
- Railroading The Coast Line www
Railroading and railfanning in the San Francisco area. The Coast Line.
- American RR-Road Trip www
American and Canadian rail pictures spanning three decades. Trip. Includes links and contact info. RR-Road Trip.
- Live Train Watch www
Live rail webcam from Folkston, Watch, Georgia. Train Watch.
- Information SJRail www
Information on railroads in Southern New Jersey. SJRail. Contains maps, schedules, and photos. SJRail.
- An Chicago Rail Junctions www
An in-depth look at some busy rail crossings in the Chicago area and northwest Indiana. Chicago Rail Junctions.
- Message TrainBoard.com www
Message boards and discussion forums for all facets of railroading. TrainBoard.com.
- Pictures Subways.net www
Pictures and information about subway trains. Subways.net.
- Information The Unofficial Soo Line Diesel Roster www
Information about 888 diesel locomotives from the Soo Line roster. The Unofficial Soo Line Diesel Roster.
- Site Scenic Railroads www
Site featuring 25 years of railfan photography. Railroads. Includes diesel, steam and a media gallery. Scenic Railroads.
- Guide C&PD Today www
Guide to the Norfolk Southern Port Road Branch, Today, including videos, pictures and audio clips. C&PD Today.
- UK Gensheet UK Railways and Photographs www
UK rail enthusiast site, Railways and Photographs, including timetables and photo galleries. Gensheet UK Railways and Photographs.
- CPR Canadian Pacific Railway Diesel Roster www
CPR locomotive roster and paint data. Canadian Pacific Railway Diesel Roster.
- A Railscanning In Toronto www
A guide to listening in on Toronto area railways. Railscanning In Toronto.
- Online Rail-Videos.Net www
Online railroad video database with a discussion forum. Rail-Videos.Net.
- Weekly Class 47s Around Southampton www
Weekly updated pictures and archive showing the decline of Brush Class 47 around the Southampton area. Class 47s Around Southampton.
- Rail New Brunswick Railways www
Rail operations around New Brunswick, Brunswick Railways, Canada. New Brunswick Railways.
- Resource SoCalRailFan - Exploring Southern California Railroads & Trains www
Resource for southern California railfans including forums and photos. SoCalRailFan - Exploring Southern California Railroads & Trains.
- Discussion RailroadForums.com www
Discussion forum and photo gallery for railroaders, RailroadForums.com, railfans and anyone else who is interested in railroads. RailroadForums.com.
- Downloadable Steamsounds www
Downloadable recordings of steam hauled trains on main line and preserved railways in the UK. Steamsounds.
- Live Live Railroad Radio Communications www
Live railroad scanner radio feeds and discussion forums from the US and Canada. Live Railroad Radio Communications.
- Details Colorado Railfan www
Details of railfanning in Colorado. Colorado Railfan.
- Features Northern West Virginia's Railroads www
Features regional route maps, West Virginia's Railroads, timetables, and individual railroad histories in the region. Northern West Virginia's Railroads.
- Railfan Mid-Atlantic and Midwestern Rail www
Railfan photos and information from the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions. Mid-Atlantic and Midwestern Rail.
- Canadian Mile 77 www
Canadian Pacific Railway operations in and around Sudbury, 77, Ontario. Mile 77.
- Railfanning Railfan USA www
Railfanning site with an emphasis on the United States. Railfan USA.
- A The Port of Tillamook Bay Railfan's Guide www
A complete guide for railfans visiting this Oregon Coast shortline. Port of Tillamook Bay Railfan's Guide. Topics include locomotive and car rosters, galleries, videos, history, and maps. The Port of Tillamook Bay Railfan's Guide.
- Railfanning Railfanning in Alabama www
Railfanning in the heart of Dixie. Alabama. Includes CSX, NS, IC, BNSF and many shortlines. Railfanning in Alabama.
- Databases AbRail Rail Databases www
Databases of all UK locomotives, Rail Databases, multiple unit and coaching stock authorised for use on Network Rail. AbRail Rail Databases.
- Description German Railway Signals www
Description of German Railway signals, Railway Signals, boards, and rules. German Railway Signals.
- A Dogcaught: Illustrations of Pacific Northwest Railroading www
A weblog-style commentary on railroading in the Pacific Northwest, Illustrations of Pacific Northwest Railroading, including motive power sightings and timely photographs. Dogcaught: Illustrations of Pacific Northwest Railroading.
- Everything California Trains www
Everything to do with trains in California. Trains. Includes photos, videos and maps. California Trains.
- Site UK Preserved Steam www
Site examining steam, Preserved Steam, preserved and heritage railways in the United Kingdom. UK Preserved Steam.
- UK LocoScene www
UK train spotting database allowing train spotters to store sessions and sightings on the internet. LocoScene.
- Railfanning The Central Jersey Railfan Page www
Railfanning in New Jersey. Central Jersey Railfan Page. Site includes timetables, pictures, and scanner frequencies. The Central Jersey Railfan Page.
- Railfan St. Louis Railfanning www
Railfan guide to St. Louis Railfanning. Louis, MO. Photographs and hot spots. Diesel locomotive production statistics from ALCo, EMD and GE. St. Louis Railfanning.
- Record Class 25 Action www
Record of all known BR Class 25 hauled passenger trains, Action, performance records and photographs of these locos in action. Class 25 Action.
- Railfan Train Orders www
Railfan site including photographs, Orders, discussion forums, live chat and multimedia clips. Train Orders.
- Tugtracker.co.uk Class 60 Locomotives in the UK www
Tugtracker. Locomotives in the UK.co.uk logs Class 60 Locomotive workings and contains a datafile for each locomotive. Listing storage locations, engine hours and pool codes for all 100 Brush Built locomotives. Class 60 Locomotives in the UK.
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