Summary: A podcast for railfans and casual train enthusiasts that discusses current rail news and events, and model railroading.
Trains magazine editor Jim Wrinn and digital editor Steve Sweeney join Todd and Schon for an update on the upcoming festivities surrounding the 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad. Find out what to expect when Union Pacific rolls out the Big Boy locomotive!
Todd and Schon are back, talking about UP 4141’s recent visit to Utah, plus updates on UP 4014’s restoration. And Todd found a new scenic railroad to investigate!
Two former Amtrak locomotives that have been on display at Ogden’s Union Station have left Utah. We’ll tell you about their new home. Plus we talk about our rail-fanning goals for 2019, and Todd raves about his HO-scale Rio Grande tunnel motor!
Description: We discuss the recent Union Pacific funeral train for George H.W. Bush and the commemorative UP 4141 locomotive, and we get excited for the new HO-scale Taco Bell building!
We’re back with a new episode! Todd talks about the sometimes confusing world of trying to find the right DCC and sound locomotive, and his dilemma in tracking down the Athearn Genesis UP 844 of his dreams. Hint: don’t wait to buy when it is a limited run! Schon has updates on the GP’s that Heber Valley Railroad purchased. They are finally in Utah, but not in Heber.
Description: Teddy Wilson, host of the TV series MIGHTY TRAINS, joins Todd and Schon with tales of some of the world’s coolest trains! Teddy gets to go all over the world and give viewers an in-depth experience on these beautiful trains. Hear about some of the coolest experiences from season one of MIGHTY TRAINS, and get a sneak peak at some of what he has in store for season two!
Todd returned to Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad and he tells about his recent visit. Schon updates the fire situation on Union Pacific’s line along Interstate 80, and we talk about a railroad that paints their locomotives in local high school colors!
On this episode of the Railroad Roll-By Podcast, we talk about the latest Amtrak headlines with their new proposal to run trains on PTC-only lines, and how it could affect the Amtrak network. Then we talk about one of the signature attractions on Amtrak’s California Zephyr, the Moffat Tunnel. All of that and more on this episode of the Railroad Roll-By Podcast!
Schon tells all about his epic journey from New Jersey to Utah on Amtrak. Hear about their electric line, the delays, food service, and accommodations. Plus, Schon did a lot of rail fanning along the way.
Learn about Schon’s upcoming trip from New Jersey to Salt Lake on Amtrak, and we talk railfan safety after the recent accident with UP 844. And Todd is about to empty his wallet on Athearn’s new HO scale UP 844 with DCC and sound!
On this episode, we are joined by Mr. Steve Sweeney, Associate Editor from Trains magazine. We talk about the latest news from Amtrak, Schon’s planned cross-country journey on Amtrak, and the latest Big Boy news. And if a regular train just isn’t exciting enough, Japan now has a Hello Kitty train. Remember to follow our friends from Trains on Twitter: @TrainsMagazine, Facebook: @TrainsMagazine, and their website: http://trn.trains.com/
On this episode of the Railroad Roll-By Podcast, Todd talks about his recent adventures with food, music and trains in Kentucky. Then the co-hosts take a deep dive into the new Stadler US train factory being built just 10 minutes west of downtown Salt Lake City, and why it's such a big deal for railfans in the state of Utah. All of that and more on this edition of the Railroad Roll-By Podcast!
Join hosts Todd Nuke ‘Em and Schon Norris as they discuss all the unique, special, and rare trains that railfans rave about. Learn all about special trains and more on this week’s episode of the Railroad Roll-By Podcast!
Heber Valley Railroad has some new locomotives on the way, and we tell you about their three new acquisitions! Todd recaps his visit to Oregon, including details about what he experienced on the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad. Plus, there will be more rail traffic coming through Utah because of a detour!
Are you ready for robot trains? In episode 7, we discuss driverless trains, and where they are already operating. Schon provides guidelines for safe and responsible rail-fanning, including how to find out when the next train is due. Todd talks about the classic locomotive in the movie Stand By Me, and how you can see it in operation at the Oregon Coast Scenic Railroad.