May 2022

The May 2022 issue of Trains Magazine.


In this Issue

Into the Royal Gorge p. 12

Diesels, people, and change across 24 years

In the eye of the beast p. 20

At Western Maryland Scenic, the world’s largest operating Mallet puts on a show in its debut event for rail enthusiasts

Rocky Mountaineer's Colorado adventure p. 28

How Canada’s luxury rail tour operator came to the U.S. and what’s ahead

Passengers west, freight east p. 36

Iowa’s Boone & Scenic Valley tourist railroad has a growing freight business

In every issue

News p. 4

  • CSX draws scrutiny about restoration of Gulf Coast Amtrak service

Preservation p. 46

  • Q&A with Nashville Steam’s 4-8-4 No. 576 keepers

Train-Watching p. 48

  • Hot spot: Kenova, W.Va., home to the classic CSX-NS over-under placement, origin of railfan photography, and more