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Newest addition to the NWPRRHS stable

Welcome P&SR Boxcar #2, rescued from Bodega Bay. Video to follow in a day or two.

Started by Steve Atnip in GeneralLatest Reply

Historical Freight Operations

I've long been a historical operations buff and have recently obtained a copy of NWP Timetable No 37 of September 30, 1956.  I notice somet…

Started by Herb Kelsey in HistoryLatest Reply

Trouble Connecting To This Site?

How many of you are using COMCAST as your Internet service provider?  I'm in the north bay (Vallejo, CA) and I ALWAYS have trouble connecti…

Started by Dave S. in GeneralLatest Reply

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SMART awarded $10.5 M from Calif State

They will received this amount over a "three year period" and will use it "for operating the new passenger train service." Hopefully that m…

Started by Richard C. Brand in SMART

4 yesterday
Reply by Richard C. Brand

California's Lumber Shortline Railroads (America Through Time)

Author:  our own Jeff Moore. This is a great little book with wonderful photos and historical narratives about many of our smaller railroa…

Started by Dave S. in General

3 Feb 12
Reply by Jeff Moore

NCRA issues

Heads up to watch this month's NCRA meeting.  On the agenda is a report from NWP Co. item K 2b.  While this is in closed session hopefully…

Started by Richard C. Brand in The "New" NWP

0 Feb 7

HO Scale SMART GP38-2

I have an undecorated HO scale model of a GP38-2 that I would like to paint, detail and add sound to this summer. I've chosen to paint it i…

Started by Nico in Modeling

4 Feb 5
Reply by Jennifer

PTC Problems on UP

form Wall Street Journal, 2018-01-26 Union Pacific CEO: Train Braking Technology Is Clogging the Railway System to curb collisions or derai…

Started by Dave S. in General

2 Feb 4
Reply by Richard C. Brand

Nortyh Coast Rail Status update Mike Cook

Mike: What do you see happening with rail up your way? As you have probably noticed there has some recent posting about renovation of the R…

Started by Richard C. Brand in The "New" NWP

1 Jan 30
Reply by John [ Jack] Tremain

Reopening the line to South Fork?

Hey everyone, I know I have not done a discussion in forever, but I have a question to ask. Would reopening the line from Samoa to South Fo…

Started by Emilio Galo in General

14 Jan 29
Reply by Dave S.

NWP hauling for FEMA?

To Santa Rosa members:What method is FEMA using haul away the polluted debris from the Tubbs fire.  Normally this type of material is haule…

Started by Richard C. Brand in The "New" NWP

7 Jan 23
Reply by Carl O'Connor

SMART Could Save $45M for 3 Mile Windsor Extension

Great article illustrates how government thinking balloons the cost of many projects.  SMART estimates the cost at about $18M per mile to…

Started by Dave S. in General

4 Jan 22
Reply by Emilio Galo

5-Year-Old Girl Slips Through Gap At Petaluma Train Station

This apparently occurred around January 6th, but made the news yesterday: PETALUMA (KPIX 5) – A 5-year-old girl slipped and fell into the…

Started by Dave S. in General

9 Jan 21
Reply by Richard C. Brand


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