Extra Board

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

Passenger Trains Return to Salem County, New Jersey

December 27, 2022

Passenger Trains Return to Salem County, New Jersey

SMS Rail Lines recently took over the Salem Branch from Southern Railroad of New Jersey, operating it as Woodstown Central.

PISB: Reading & Northern Scranton Local

December 26, 2022

PISB: Reading & Northern Scranton Local

Reading & Northern Train PISB, the Scranton Local, provides numerous opportunities to capture traditional short line railroading with a variety of customers served.

Mountain State Carbon

December 26, 2022

Mountain State Carbon

Cleveland-Cliffs closed its historic Mountain State Carbon plant along the Ohio River in Follansbee, W.Va., during spring 2022.

URHS: Railroad Museum For a Day

November 22, 2022

URHS: Railroad Museum For a Day

United Railway Historical Society of New Jersey opened their facility in Boonton for their annual “Museum for a Day” event on September 25.

Subway “Parade of Trains” Returns in 2022

November 21, 2022

Subway “Parade of Trains” Returns in 2022

Over the weekend of September 17-18, 2022, the New York Transit Museum’s “Parade Of Trains” event returned to the rails of the New York City Subway.

Showtime at Secaucus Junction

November 21, 2022

Showtime at Secaucus Junction

NJ Transit’s Secaucus Junction is located at the intersection of the busy Northeast Corridor and Bergen County, Main Line, Port Jervis, and Pascack Valley lines.

2022 Cape Cod Railfan Day

November 3, 2022

2022 Cape Cod Railfan Day

Following the event’s absence of several years, Mass Coastal/Cape Cod Central Railroad put together a number of exhibits and train rides for the “2022 Railfan Day” event at Hyannis Engine Terminal on August 20, 2022.

SEPTA Opens Wawa Station

November 3, 2022

SEPTA Opens Wawa Station

Extending from Elwyn, SEPTA celebrated the opening of its new Wawa Station in Middletown Township, Pa., in grand style during August 2022.

Reading & Northern T-1 2102 in Freight and Passenger Service

November 3, 2022

Reading & Northern T-1 2102 in Freight and Passenger Service

Reading & Northern continues to pull out all the stops using restored Reading T-1 4-8-4 2012 to pull a revenue freight on August 19, 2022.

REM – Montreal’s New Metro Construction

October 7, 2022

REM – Montreal’s New Metro Construction

The REM network has absorbed the former EXO Deux-Montagnes heavy rail commuter line into Montreal via the three-mile long Mount Royal tunnel.