April 2022

The April 2022 issue of Trains Magazine.


In this Issue

Freaks, Frankensteins, and fragments from others p. 10

Strange one-of-a-kind locomotives that have graced the rails

King me! p. 18

In an architectural game of chess, a 51-story office building will tower above Boston’s South Station

Coal's fortunes 26

The future for railroading’s best and oldest friend

Gulf Coast showdown p. 36

What’s at stake as regulators take on the dispute among Amtrak, CSX, and Norfolk Southern

In every issue

News p. 4

  • Lessons from the soon-to-be late Montana Rail Link

Preservation p. 46

  • A new future for Rock Island’s Silvis Shops

Train-Watching p. 48

  • Short line: Wisconsin & Southern’s Northern Division