Railway Enthusiasts in the Best of the Web Directory

Railway Enthusiasts

A Distant Signal

Rail photographer Judd Spittler provides a photographic showcase including information on photographic tools and equipment, public exhibits and showings.


Gives information on railroads in the state and railfanning locations, with history, live scanner, and galleries.

California Trains

Provides photographs, video clips, maps and notes.

Cape Cod Rails

Devoted to railfanning and railroading both near and far from Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

The Central Jersey Railfan Page

Includes line timetables, train logs, news and photo galleries.

Chicago Area Rail Junctions

An in-depth look at some busy rail crossings in the Chicago area and northwest Indiana, two of the most densely packed railroad regions in the United States. Includes notes and advice on problems due to increased security.

German Railway Signals

Details contemporary and historical signals, rules, practices, symbols, and pictures. Includes information on Chinese and French signals.

The Idiot Railfan

Offers railfanning with humor. Shares pictures, random railroad links, and how to identify an idiot railfan.

John's Alaska Railroad Page

Enthusiast provides historical features, rosters, news, maps, photos, audio and videos, and model railroading.

The Railfan Network

Furnishes rail images by fans, for fans. Includes links to fan-created sites and pages on railroads, trains, and terminals.

Railfan Pennsylvania

Railfan guides for railroads in and around Pennsylvania, including timetables, maps, photographs, videos, and guides to select locations.


Railfan's site about trains and railroads. Covers news, profiles, history, rolling stock, trackside guide, railroad safety, and library.


Shares resources on rail companies, organizations, clubs, trains, art, and photography. Gives links by type and source, and includes railfan forums.


Offers access to live railroad radio feeds in the United States, Canada, and worldwide, organized by time zone. Includes maps, forums, and help.

Railway Enthusiasts

Provides information on influential railway enthusiasts from the United Kingdom.

The Railways in and around Luxembourg

Provides information on types of railways, models, museums, user information, and images of tickets, postcards, stamps and paintings.

Railways in Japan

Offers regional information, photographs, midi files of the music heard on trains, travel reports and links.

Railways of China

Displays trip reports, timetables, maps, statistics, information on locomotives and coaches, tickets and a glossary of English/Chinese railway terms.

Railways Through Europe

Describes operations, border lines and stations, and offers worldwide railway maps by country.

RTP Railfan

Shares news, links, articles, scanner details, and antenna information. Includes images and blog.

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