MAY 2023: East Broad Top Railroad’s Winter Spectacular returned in a big way this year, with the debut of restored steam locomotive No. 16 on freight and passenger trains! Alex Mayes recalls the exciting February event that was well-attended. We also take a swing through Philadelphia’s streetcar lines, and explore an old Lehigh & New England freight house to be restored. All this plus the latest photos and news stories from across the Northeast in the May issue of Railpace Newsmagazine!
Norfolk Southern and Twelve Labor Unions Commit to Working Together to Enhance Rail Safety
Norfolk Southern Corporation President and CEO Alan H. Shaw and leaders of 12 Norfolk Southern labor unions sent a joint letter Tuesday underscoring their shared goal of partnering together to drive continuous improvement in rail safety at the company. The letter was sent to all Norfolk Southern craft and management employees. The signatories wrote in the letter:
Wilmington Chapter NRHS annual photography tour of SEPTA streetcar lines around Philadelphia took place on February 11, 2023.
East Broad Top Winter Spectacular 2023
After an 11 year absence, steam-powered freight and passenger trains returned to the narrow gauge East Broad Top Railroad in Pennsylvania.
L&NE Lansford Depot Preserved
The former Lehigh & New England freight house in Lansford, Pa., has been purchased by the town to be converted into a museum and visitor center.