Extra Board

Welcome to Railpace’s Extra Board! Here you will find previews from features published in our magazine monthly.

Restoration of Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Subscription Club Car No. 2454

August 24, 2021

Restoration of Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Subscription Club Car No. 2454

The restored Delaware, Lackawanna & Western multiple-unit subscription club car 2454 debuted at the Whippany Railway Museum on June 20, 2021.

America’s Freight Train: Reading & Northern’s NRFF Fast Freight: Part 1

July 26, 2021

America’s Freight Train: Reading & Northern’s NRFF Fast Freight: Part 1

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.

Aberdeen, Carolina & Western Open House

July 26, 2021

Aberdeen, Carolina & Western Open House

The Aberdeen, Caorlina & Western welcomed invited guests for a tour of their massive shop complex at Candor and an all day excursion featuring their newly repainted EMD F-units acquired from Norfolk Southern.

New Life for a Very Old Tunnel: Exploring Blue Ridge Tunnel

July 26, 2021

New Life for a Very Old Tunnel: Exploring Blue Ridge Tunnel

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.

Amtrak’s Susquehanna River Crossing

June 15, 2021

Amtrak’s Susquehanna River Crossing

Amtrak’s Susquehanna River crossing between Perryville and Havre de Grace hosts exciting passenger and steady freight traffic.

Pennsylvania Trolley Museum Begins Major Expansion

June 15, 2021

Pennsylvania Trolley Museum Begins Major Expansion

Pennsylvania Trolley Museum celebrated celebrated the start of construction for a new 21,000-square-foot welcome and educational center at its East Campus in Washington, Pa., on May 6, 2021

Allegheny Valley Railroad Saturday Morning Sand Extra

June 15, 2021

Allegheny Valley Railroad Saturday Morning Sand Extra

With increased sand traffic to Logan’s Ferry during the summer of 2020, Allegheny Valley Railroad began operating extra trains on the Valley Line, most often running on Saturday mornings out of Glenwood, Pa.

Four Hours in Butler, Pennsylvania

May 20, 2021

Four Hours in Butler, Pennsylvania

Located just 45 miles north of Pittsburgh, Butler hosts busy railroad action from Buffalo & Pittsburgh and Canadian National’s Bessemer & Lake Erie.

Waldwick Tower Model Board Restoration

May 20, 2021

Waldwick Tower Model Board Restoration

Long thought stolen, the original model board was restored and placed back in its original position inside the former Erie Railroad signal tower in Waldwick, N.J.