Extra Board

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

Eagle Bridge Station Restoration Underway

December 6, 2021

Eagle Bridge Station Restoration Underway

More than 30 railfans from across the Northeast came together on October 2 to start the clean up and restoration of the former Boston & Maine depot at Eagle Bridge, New York.

Western New York Fantrip Trifecta

October 27, 2021

Western New York Fantrip Trifecta

Three rare-mileage trips were chartered on short lines in Western New York, including Falls Road Railroad, New York & Lake Erie, and Arcade & Attica.

Streetcar 790  Progress Report

October 27, 2021

Streetcar 790 Progress Report

The ultimate goal for this massive job is to put 790 back into operating condition so that one day it will run again, this time on the tracks and under the overhead catenary of the Lackawanna County Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton.

Charlotte Opens Gold Line Streetcar Extension

October 27, 2021

Charlotte Opens Gold Line Streetcar Extension

Charlotte Area Transit System opened Phase II of its $150 million CityLynx Gold Line streetcar extension on August 30, 2021.

The First Decade of the Pennsylvania Northeastern Railroad

September 28, 2021

The First Decade of the Pennsylvania Northeastern Railroad

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Pennsylvania Northeastern Railroad operates on 55.53 miles of SEPTA-owned track, mostly in Bucks and Montgomery counties to the north of Philadelphia.

Over the Top: SEPTA 2021 Trolley Tunnel Blitz

September 28, 2021

Over the Top: SEPTA 2021 Trolley Tunnel Blitz

SEPTA replaced worn track and overhead wire, made station upgrades, as well as improvements to the signal system during the summer program.

September 28, 2021

Work continues on SEPTA’s 3.5 mile extension of its Media-Elwyn regional rail line to restore service from the current terminus at Elwyn to a new station at Wawa dubbed “Middletown Station.”

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.