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Train Festival 2011 July 21-24

Steam and diesel locomotives from around the country will be on display for visitors to tour the cabs, take photos, watch demonstrations and much more. Schwiebert Riverfront Park in Rock Island, Illinois will  host Train Festival 2011,  July 21-24.  Displays … Continue reading

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2011 Grand Canyon Railway Photo Charter

The Grand Canyon Railway is one of America’s premiere tourist railroads. Although the railroad operates year round, their 1923 steam locomotive, 2-8-2 #4960, will  operate on May 14-15, 2011,  just a few of the select days for all of 2011. … Continue reading

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Heber Valley Railroad Funding Details Released

HEBER CITY, Utah — Details about  Heber Valley Railroad‘s new funding from Heber City were released and should be enough to help it keep operations going during a tough winter. The town has donated $15,000 to the cause, and will … Continue reading

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Source Code Movie Release Date set for April 1

A film crew for the upcoming movie “Source Code” had been filming in Orland Park with Metra on April 10th. A Private train headed to Union Station picks up passengers as well. Author:metraRI Filled with mind-boggling twists and heart-pounding suspense, … Continue reading

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