AUGUST 2021: Often called “America’s Freight Train,” Reading & Northern’s TRain NRFF (North Reading Fast Freight) has quickly become a prime railfan attraction in the Northeast with its reliable schedule and standard-cab diesel power. In Part 1, the editors of Railpace explore the route from North Reading to Jim Thorpe Junction. Alex Mayes takes us on a tour of the restored Blue Ridge Tunnel Park, and we head south to North Carolina and a special visit to the Aberdeen, Carolina & Western. All this plus the latest photos and news stories from across the Northeast in the August issue of Railpace Newsmagazine!
Norfolk Southern Corporation today announced its science-based target to achieve a 42% reduction in scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions intensity by 2034 from a 2019 base year. This commitment is another step in the company’s ongoing journey to build a more sustainable future.
Reading & Northern’s North Reading Fast Freight – symboled NRFF – has become one of the most popular attractions in the Northeast thanks to its published regular schedule and trains hauled by standard cab diesels.
Historic Blue Ridge Tunnel beneath Rockfish Gap in the Blue Ridge Mountains of central Virginia is now a public park administered by the Nelson County Parks and Recreation Department.