JANUARY 2021: Strasburg celebrated 60 years of hauling tourists behind steam in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country with special events this past October including a Lerro photo charter. All this and more in the January issue of Railpace Newsmagazine!

Rail Unions Petition Homeland Security To Enhance Passenger Rail Security After U.S. Capitol Insurrection

Rail Unions Petition Homeland Security To Enhance Passenger Rail Security After U.S. Capitol Insurrection

The leaders of two of the nation’s largest railroad worker unions urgently petitioned the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in a letter Jan. 13 to enact a “No-Ride List” on passenger rail carriers after the deadly Jan. 6 insurrection in Washington D.C. The International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers — Transportation Division (SMART-TD) and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) demanded that the DHS take immediate executive action to tighten passenger rail security in line with aviation security overseen by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).


Mass Bay RRE’s Lochmere Limited

Mass Bay RRE’s Lochmere Limited

Mass Bay RRE sponsored the Lochmere Limited rail excursion on October 31, 2020, over rare mileage of the Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad from Meredith south to Lochmere, New Hampshire.


New Amtrak Station for Downtown Buffalo

New Amtrak Station for Downtown Buffalo

Amtrak’s new facility at Exchange Street in Buffalo, N.Y., officially opened to the public in a modest ribbon-cutting ceremony on November 8, 2020.


Steam Strikes Back! Strasburg Rail Road Celebrates 60 Years

Steam Strikes Back! Strasburg Rail Road Celebrates 60 Years

On the weekend of October 16-18, 2020, the Strasburg Rail Road marked its 60 year heritage as a tourist railroad with a series of photo charters titled “Steam Strikes Back.”


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