APRIL 2024: Joseph Cermak follows Buffalo & Pittsburgh’s Petrolia Local, while Stephen Host takes us on a tour of the colorful Ontario Southland Railway. All this plus the latest photos and news stories from across the Northeast in the April issue of Railpace Newsmagazine!

Washington Metro Retires the 2000-series Subway Cars:

Washington Metro Retires the 2000-series Subway Cars:

On May 10, Metro retired its 2000-series subway cars. These cars were introduced in the early 1980s, are past their useful life. Metro trains are built to last generally around 40 years or so. Reliability has decreased over the years and parts are getting harder to procure.


Historic Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Equipment Donated to Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum

Historic Livonia, Avon & Lakeville Equipment Donated to Rochester & Genesee Valley Railroad Museum

A retired Alco switcher, snow plow, work car, and caboose were donated to the railroad museum in November 2023.


Ontario Southland Railway – A Short Line at the Crossroads

Ontario Southland Railway – A Short Line at the Crossroads

Ontario Southland Railway is a Canadian short line railway famous for a locomotive roster worthy of any museum.


Buffalo & Pittsburgh’s Petrolia Local

Buffalo & Pittsburgh’s Petrolia Local

Buffalo & Pittsburgh’s Petrolia Local operates out of Butler, Pa., to serve two oil refineries in the Petrolia area.


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