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Below you will find all of the railroad related stories, rail photos, rail travelogues and rail events that have been featured with a photo link on the main page of TrainWeb.com in 2015. Click on each of the below photo links to review the full reports. You will find there are a tremendous number of travelogues of Amtrak travel, rail travel on VIA Rail Canada, as well as rail travel on many other rail systems and tourist railways throughout the world.

Reports Posted in Prior Years

Click each link for reports posted in that year: 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008 / 2007 / 2006 / 2005 / 2004

Reports Posted In 2015:

September 20, 2015 - Cruising Along The Pacific On Amtrak's Coast Starlight: Report & Photos by Jack Turner Sunday, September 20, 2015 kicked off with a smooth drive to Los Angeles Union Station. I dropped off my rental car at the underground parking garage below the station and a redcap picked up some other passengers... Read More>>

December 31, 2015 - Chris Guenzler End of Year Review 2015 I left you at home where I spent my New Years at home again. It felt funny being here but I needed a change in my life. It had been a great year in my life for most things, including Santa Ana Unified School District's Heninger Elementary School... Read More>>

October 10, 2015 - Elegant Dinner Train, Mid-Continent Railway Museum, Report & Photos by Brian Jakosz On Saturday October 10th, 2015 I had the distinct pleasure of riding the Elegant Dinner Train at the Mid Continent Railway Museum in North Freedom, Wisconsin... Read More>>

December 26, 2015 - The Forgotten Train Station Children's Book Pablo and his family are excited to start riding the metro when the first line opens in Madrid, Spain in 1919. Chamberi, their neighborhood station, is the start of various family outings. They eventually move away from the city center and are unaware of the stationís closing in the mid-1960s. Many years later Pablo, with the help of his grandson, is delighted to rediscover the station now open as a museum... Click here to order at Amazon.com. Read More>>

December 23, 2015 - Historic Chicago Union Station An Exclusive Hard Hat Tour of Areas Closed to the Public; Report & Photos by Robert & Kandace Tabern (Trip Taken: August 22, 2015 // Published: December 23, 2015)... Read More>>

December 14, 2015 - SoCal Rail Travel Meetup Group Annucal Christmas Party: Photos by Carl Morrison Photos from the 2015 Southern California Rail Travel Meetup Group Annual Christmas Party at The Old Spaghetti Factory across from the Fullerton Amtrak Station. Read More>>

December 11, 2015 - Metrolink 91 / Perris Valley Line Dedication Ceremony Report & Photos by of the event and a short train ride along the new route by Steve Grande... Read More>>

Nov 30, 2015 - Rail Fanning New Jersey Transit at various locations in New Jersey, Philadelphia and New York City: Report & Photos by Rick Chase A note on the photographs taken at 30th St. Station yards and Zoo Tower... I was escorted and accompanied by an authorized Amtrak representative at all times... Read More>>

September 15, 2015 - California Dreamin': Touring So Cal By Rail - Report & Photos by Jack Turner Following an overnight in Albuquerque I enjoyed a morning walk around the convention center... Read More>>

September 15, 2015 - An Evening on New Mexico's Rail Runner: Report & Photos by Jack M. Turner After checking in at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Albuquerque, it was time to make the short walk to the Alvarado Transportation Center to catch a Rail Runner commuter train to Santa Fe... Read More>>

Oct 14, 2015 - What I Learned On My First Cross-Country Trip on the Southwest Chief: Report & Photos by Rick Chase On October 14, 2015, my wife and I celebrated our 42nd wedding anniversary by taking the Southwest Chief, train # 4 from Los Angeles to Chicago. The lead GE P42DC was #15 followed by #118... Read More>>

Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2015 - The Coast Starlight from Los Angeles to Portland: Report & Photos by Tim Helmuth Part 3 of a 3 part jaunt across America on Amtrak. 6:30 AM came with a jolt, warning me to leave the La Quinta and order an Uber to the ARTIC for the 8:04 AM arrival of the 763 Surfliner to LAUS... Read More>>

Oct 31-Nov 1, 2015 - Train Station Turned Upscale Hotel An Inside Look at the Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Downtown Union Station By Robert & Kandace Tabern... Read More>>

Nov 7, 2015 Latest Outside the Rails book includes glimpse of Galesburg The authors of Outside the Rails, a series of informational guides about the Midwest's passenger train routes, visited The Galesburg Public Library Saturday afternoon for a presentation and book signing. Each of their books follows a specific train route, providing pictures of local attractions and factual information; their most recent edition, which follows the route from Chicago to La Plata, Missouri, includes information about Galesburg... Read More>>

11/12/15 Saturday 10amPT / 11amMT / NoonCT / 1pmET: Tune into LetsTalkTrains.com Live from TrainFest 2015, America's Largest Operating Model Train Show...
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11/07/15 Train Rider's Group Oakland Circle Trip: Report & Photos by Chris Guenzler I got an idea for a Train Travel Group train trip. We all could try Business Class on the Coast Starlight... Read More>>

Florida to New Mexico by Rail
Report & Photos by Jack M. Turner Read More>>

Unfinished Business: Completing the Amtrak Southwest Chief
Tim Helmuth account of riding from Chicago to Fullerton,CA Sep 27 & 28, 2015. Read More>>

Honeymoon In The Great North
Report & Photos by John C. Turner Read More>>

Midwest Fall Foliage Private Rail Trips
By Robert & Kandace Tabern of APRHF Rail Rangers. Read More>>

Robin Bowers Train Travel Trips
Rail Travel Reports and Photos by Robin Bowers. Read More>>

Buffalo To Schenectady & NY,NY on Amtrak's Lake Shore Ltd & Empire Service
Christmas Shopping Amtrak Trip, Friday-Monday, Dec 12th-15th, 2014, Report & Photos by Geno Dailey. Read More>>

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Highlighted Stories From TrainWeb's Past:

American Orient Express / GrandLuxe Rail Journeys Travelogues, car roster, brief history start to end, including hundreds of photos inside and outside plus travel photos... Read More>>

06/04/13-06/09/13: The Vino Train - Portland Wine & Roses Edition Inaugural Run from Los Angeles to Portland, Oregon. Read More>>

08/24/99: Scottish Thistle Rail Excursion - Los Angeles to Oakland, California Steve's Travelogue & Photos: Ray and I rode in The Scottish Thistle private railcar from Los Angeles to Oakland, California on the tail end of the Amtrak Coast Starlight. The Scottish Thistle has an open platform which provided an experience quite different from any of my previous journeys on the Coast Starlight... Read More>>

Click on each photo below for the story and photos:

Click each link below for hundreds of rail stories
featured in previous years on the main page of TrainWeb:
2014 / 2013 / 2012
2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008
2007 / 2006 / 2005 / 2004

Rail Travelogues & Photos:

    Travelogues of specific Amtrak routes:
  • Travelogues for Multiple Routes
  • Acela Express - Trains #2100s: Washington,DC-Boston,MA
  • Acela Regional - Service on the Northeast Corridor (renamed to Regional)
  • Adirondack - Train #68 & #69: Montreal,PQ,Canada to New York,NY
  • Ann Rutledge - Train #303-304: Chicago,IL to Kansas City,MO
  • California Zephyr - Train #5 & #6: Chicago,IL-Emeryville,CA
  • Capitol Limited - Train #29 & #30: Washington,DC to Chicago,IL
  • Capitols - Trains #700s: San Jose,CA-Colfax,CA
  • Cardinal - Train #50 & #51: Chicago,IL to Washington,DC
  • Cascades - Trains #700s: Eugene,OR to Vancouver,BC,Canada
  • City Of New Orleans - Train #58 & #59: New Orleans,LA to Chicago,IL
  • Coast Starlight - Train #11 & #14: Seattle,WA-Los Angeles,CA
  • Crescent - Train #19 & #20: New York,NY to New Orleans,LA
  • Desert Wind - Train #35 & #36: Chicago,IL to Los Angeles,CA (discontinued 1997)
  • Downeaster - Train #680-689: Boston,MA to Portland,ME
  • Ethan Allen Express - Trains #200s: Rutland,VT to Washington,DC
  • Empire Builder - Train #7 & #8: Chicago,IL-Seattle,WA
  • Empire Builder - Train #27 & #28: Chicago,IL-Portland,OR
  • International - Train #364-367: Chicago,IL to Toronto,ON,Canada (discontinued 2004)
  • Illinois Zephyr - Train #346-348: Quincy,IL to Chicago,IL
  • Kentucky Cardinal - Train #850-851: Chicago,IL to Louisville,KY (discontinued 2003)
  • Lake Cities - Train #352-353: Chicago,IL to Pontiac,MI (renamed to Wolverine)
  • Lake Shore Limited - Train #48 & #49: Chicago,IL-New York,NY
  • Lake Shore Limited - Train #448 & #449: Chicago,IL-Boston,MA
  • Maple Leaf - Train #63 & #64: New York,NY to Toronto,ON,Canada
  • Metroliner - Train #100-201: Washington,DC to New York,NY
  • Mt Adams Talgo - Train #752 & #753: Seattle,WA toPortland,OR (renamed to Cascades)
  • Mt Baker Intl - Train #760 & #761: Seattle,WA to Vancouver,BC,Canada (renamed to Cascades)
  • National Chief - Train #15 & #16: Washington,DC to Los Angeles,CA (never implemented)
  • NortheastDirect - Service On The Northeast Corridor (renamed to Acela Regional)
  • Pacific Surfliner - Trains #500s & #700s: San Diego,CA-San Luis Obispo,CA
  • Pere Marquette - Train #370 & #371: Chicago,IL to Grand Rapids,MI
  • Pioneer - Train #25 & #26: Chicago,IL to Seattle,WA (discontinued 1997)
  • San Diegans - Trains #500s & #700s: San Diego,CA-San Luis Obispo,CA (Now Pacific Surfliner)
  • San Joaquins - Trains #700s: Bakersfield,CA-Oakland,CA; Bakersfield,CA-Sacramento,CA
  • Silver Meteor - Train #97 & #98: New York,NY to Miami,FL
  • Silver Palm - Train #89 & #90: New York,NY to Miami,FL (replaced by Palmetto)
  • Silver Star - Train #91 & #92: New York,NY to Miami,FL
  • Southwest Chief - Train #3 & #4: Chicago,IL-Los Angeles,CA
  • Sunset Limited - Train #1 & #2: Miami,FL-Los Angeles,CA
  • Texas Eagle - Train #421 & #422: Chicago,IL to Los Angeles,CA
  • Three Rivers - Train #40 & #41: Chicago,IL to New York,NY
  • Twilight Shoreliner - Trains #66, 67, 76: Boston,MA to Newport News,VA (replaced by Federal)
  • Vermonter - Train #55 & #56: Washington,DC to St.Albans,VT/Montreal,PQ,Canada
  • Wolverine - Train #350-351: Chicago,IL to Pontiac,MI

    Travelogues of commuter rail routes:
  • Caltrain: Gilroy,CA-San Francisco,CA
  • Champlain Flyer: Charlotte,VT-Burlington,VT
  • Coaster: Oceanside,CA-San Diego,CA
  • Metra: Greater Chicago Area,IL
  • Metrolink: Greater Los Angeles Area,CA

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