November 2023

The November 2023 issue of Trains Magazine.


In this Issue

Bridge Units to the pumpkin patch

Ex-Key System articulated units host a family friendly experience at a California museum

CPKC faces a Shreveport dilemma

Will a key Kansas City Southern yard face smooth-sailing or stormy seas in a post-merger world?

B&O’s Magnolia Cutoff

After more than a century, an engineering marvel still serves CSX Transportation

Colossus of roads

This Best of Trains article covers the railroad revolution of the 1990s from trackside on Union Pacific’s Overland Route

Gallery: Photo contest winners

Presenting the winners of Trainsannual photo contest, co-sponsored by the National Railway Historical Society. This year’s theme is “Icons of railroading”

In My Own Words: A trio of railroad stories

“Troubleshooting a diesel locomotive,” “I’m telling your Dad!” and “How to make up a day on Amtrak’s Pioneer

In every issue, p. 4

  • Guide to the latest railroad content on the web

News, p. 6

  • UP, CPKC battle over trackage rights in Texas

Bill Stephens, p. 10

  • Check out Fred W. Frailey’s first railroad novel, Seldom Willing

Preservation, p. 52

  • Restoration eyed for historic Green River, Wyo., depot

Travel, p. 54

  • The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania houses a world-class collection as well as, some say, a resident ghost